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Jon from The Animal Urges
Jon from The Animal Urges

The Animal Urges

Meet The Animal Urges from Yeovil. They sound like Buddy Holly attacking The Ramones, and they're all Polish-born brothers!

Who are The Animal Urges?

Edd "Magnifosound" Budzynski on lead vocals, guitar and bass; Jon "The Snake" Budzynski on backing vocals, guitar and bass; and Alan "Mystery Man" Flint on drums

Where in Somerset are you from?

Edd from The Animal Urges
Edd from The Animal Urges

Yeovil

When did you form?

2004

How did you get together?

We have the same interests in the '50s-meets-'70s sound.

How would you describe your music?

Buddy Holly attacking The Ramones with Phil Spector Records, whilst listening to Credence Clearwater Revival!

How did the band gets its name?

It just came to us.

Who are your musical influences?

Alan from The Animal Urges
Alan from The Animal Urges

1950s rock, '60s pop, '70s punk, '80s electro, '90's nothing. Also, Buddy Holly, Elvis, The Ramones, The Jam and Jerry Lee Lewis to name a few.

What is your most memorable gig so far?

Woods Wine Bar in April 2006.

Where would you most like to play?

Anywhere that there are cool cats.

Finally, tell us some interesting facts about yourself

We are all Polish-born brothers.

last updated: 29/08/08
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