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Shonen Knife makes its point with positive punk

By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / March 9, 2005

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Theoretically, any band that writes songs with lyrics such as ''Banana chips for you!/Banana chips for me!/ In the afternoon, banana chips and tea" should have a life span no longer than that of a grasshopper. But something oddly spellbinding occurs when deceivingly silly lyrics are sandwiched between a buoyant guitar and a rapid-fire, pop-punk drum kit. Which perhaps explains ... (Full article: 1024 words)

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