Can - But won't

What Can band name stands for - Warhol-Campbell_Soup-1-screenprint-1968One of the first Krautrock bands and not without principles: American influences were shunned like the plague, minimalist and psychedelic elements were nourished instead.

Singer Malcom Mooney coined the name The Can, in the end shortened to Can.

Drummer Jakie Liebezeit later said that the three letters of the group name stand for Communism, Anarchism and Nihilism.

See also Spoon.

Active: 1968-1979; 1986; 1991, DEU

Copyright © 2014. Band Name Explained - All Rights Reserved
Template based on Creating Website | Johny Template | Inspired by Sportapolis
Proudly powered by Blogger