5 Questions - Kenny Young and the Eggplants

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  • 18 August 2009
5 Questions - Kenny Young and the Eggplants

Fresh from the Big Apple, Kenny Young and the Eggplants wax lyrical about punk, flyerers and chips and sauce

5 words you’d use to describe your show
Really fun weird pop songs.

4 shows you’re looking forward to during August
The Eggplants have been in a recording studio in New York City all Summer, and I have not seen the Fringe Programme yet! But there are always excellent musicians to see at the Acoustic Music Centre.

3 things you love about Edinburgh in August

Chip shop brown sauce; finding someone who knows how to play ‘Sheena is a Punk Rocker’ on the bagpipes; Festival fireworks on a cool night with someone special.

2 things you hate about Edinburgh in August

There are not nearly enough people handing out leaflets. And there is a terrible scarcity of jongleurs!

1 word that sums up how you feel about performing

Kenny Young and the Eggplants

Herald Angel Award winners! Sell-out 2008! 'Endearingly oddball trio, carving their niche between whimsy, psychedelia and indie pop' - **** (Scotsman). '... most amazing, wonderful, whacky band in this or any town' (Alexander McCall Smith). www.myspace.com/kennyyoungandtheeggplants

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