Camper Van Beethoven

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by Camper Van Beethoven

Biography

A band for whom the term ‘alternative’ might first have been coined; in fact, principal songwriter David Lowery suggests that is exactly the case: ‘(We) were arguably the prototypical alternative band. I remember first seeing that word applied to us. The nearest I could figure is that we seemed like a punk band, but we were playing pop music, so they made up the word ‘alternative’ for those of us who do that’. Read more

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alternative
indie rock
indie
rock
post-punk
seen live
alternative rock
80s
college rock
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