Perfect Youth: The Birth of Canadian Punk

Perfect Youth: The Birth of Canadian Punk

Sam Sutherland


A forgotten musical and cultural heritage of drunks and miscreants, destiny kingdom stars and political strategists ideal formative years is the tale of the beginning of Canadian punk, a transformative cultural strength that reared its head around the state on the finish of the Seventies. Bands like D.O.A., the Subhumans, the Viletones, and teen Head — along lesser-known local acts from everywhere Canada — reshaped a lifeless musical panorama, injecting new power and new sounds into halls, bars, and list shops from Victoria to St. John’s. achieving past the world of normal band biographies, Sutherland reveals a close historic context to supply an concept of the way the appearance of punk reshaped the tradition of towns throughout Canada, rushing alongside the production of different technique of cultural construction, intake, and distribution.

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