“Are you sure it’s your band?” she asked.
“C’mon, Mom, it’s really us.”
“But you can’t see any of your faces on the album cover!”
“That was an… um… artistic choice,” Brandon said. “Our music is atmospheric, so we thought the cover art should be like that, too. Kinda blurry.”
“OK, honey,” she said. “That’s nice. I’m glad you moved on from that ruckus you boys used to play in the garage. That stuff gave me headaches.”
“We played punk rock, Mom. Headaches go with the territory.”
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