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Miniature Tigers: Almost Everyone Loves Charlie Brand

Title: Miniature Tigers: Almost Everyone Loves Charlie Brand
Date: Wednesday, 11 March 2009
Publisher: Phoenix New Times
Author: Benjamin Leatherman
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Like many musicians, Charlie Brand was not a happy high-schooler. Discussing his days as an art school dropout — a troubled kid sent to a Scientology-run youth camp, where he lied to the E-Meter reader to escape, only to become a chronically depressed and morbidly obese pothead — the 24-year-old singer grimaces. Fast-forward to today: Brand's undeniably infectious and quirky indie-pop songs are getting a huge response for his band, Miniature Tigers. The four-piece has been lauded by Spin and Rolling ... [Read the rest at]