Panic! At The Disco and the Art of Band-Naming

Sometimes simple and superb — hello, Blur! — just won’t do.

Brendan Urie of Panic! At The Disco (Photo: Decaydance/Fueled by Ramen)

The Words Fit Together Like Poetry

So Bad They Aren’t Even Remotely Good

Simple and Superb

Better Than Ezra

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Human League

I Break Horses

Machine Gun Fellatio

Mazzy Star

Nitzer Ebb

Prefab Sprout

She Keeps Bees

Tones on Tail

10 Honorable Mentions

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa”

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