Box Office Poison
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Box Office Poison

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Jun
28
Box Office Poison @ Kenny's Castaways

New York, New York, USA

New York, New York, USA

Jun
16
Box Office Poison @ CBGB Lounge

New York, New York, USA

New York, New York, USA

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Music

The best kept secret in music

Press


"This five-piece outfit scores a knockout punch with the funk punk playfulness of “Rita’s Rings,” a get-your-ass-up-and-listen-to-this outright essential. It’s a great time to be a “new garage” band, and Box Office Poison rise to the challenge...What a great bit of music to speed down the Great Highway to, If these guys ever tour in my area, no question, I’m there."

---Joseph McCombs - Star Polish


Discography

Adventures in Pantsland LP
Slappy Rodriguez EP
Tracks stream at www.myspace.com/Boxofficepoison

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Bio

BOP are back with "The Slappy Rodriguez CD" an album so powerful that it only needs 4 songs. The title track, about the famous and fictional Saxophonist Slappy, is fittingly not included. (A live version of the song can be found at myspace.com/boxoffice poison). The song is sung (?) by Jim. The actual songs on the CD are "I Wanna Lose", "Terry Gilliam" and "Ding Dong." "I Wanna Lose" is driving rocker with themes familiar to the cash-strapped and motivation-hungry city dweller living in a small world that seems miles away from the large city around him. Sometimes you get so attached to the only things you have - a small apartment with meager positions - you stay stuck where you are. The people around you — who have the same problem — only keep you where you are. "Terry Gilliam" is of course an ode to the legendary film maker and Monty Python animator. The song takes the form of a letter to Gilliam, ending with a request that he direct a Box Office Poison video. The song was played many times live before it was finally recorded just a few minutes ago. "Ding Dong" is the story of a girl named Jessica, who dumped BOP to get married to someone else. It's the latest in a long line of BOP " bitter rants. This is a followup to 2002's infamous Adventures in Pantsland. The band continues to rampage through many NY venues. From revealing the secret life of washing machines in "Spin Cycle," to warning of the perils of living a promiscuous life in "Scary Indecision," the band always has memorable and skunkpopy stories to tell. "This five-piece outfit scores a knockout punch with the funk punk playfulness of “Rita’s Rings,” a get-your-ass-up-and-listen-to-this outright essential. It’s a great time to be a “new garage” band, and Box Office Poison rise to the challenge...What a great bit of music to speed down the Great Highway to, If these guys ever tour in my area, no question, I’m there."