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Mother Mother is a Canadian indie rock band from British Columbia. The band was originally named "Mother" but they later changed their name to "Mother Mother".

Mother Mother currently consists of: Ryan Guldemond (guitar and vocals), Molly Guldemond (keyboard and vocals), Jasmin Parkin (keyboard and vocals), Mike Young (bass), and Ali Siadat (drums).


  • Mother (2005)
  • Touch Up (2007; a re-release of "Mother" with new songs)
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  • O My Heart (2008)
  • Eureka (2011)
  • The Sticks (2012)
  • Very Good Bad Thing (2014)
  • No Culture (2017)
  • Dance and Cry (2018)

This band provides examples of:

  • Crossdresser: The first verse in "Verbatim" describes a man who likes wearing women's underwear.
  • From New York to Nowhere: "Dirty Town" is about someone moving from their town to live on a farm in the country.
  • Self-Harm: In "Oh Ana", the protagonist mentions cutting their wrists.
  • Stalker Without a Crush: "Neighbor" is about a voyeuristic, stalker neighbor.
  • The Tragic Rose: "Little Pistol" makes symbolic references to roses and burning roses.
  • Weight Woe: The most common interpretation of "Oh Ana" is that it's about an anorexic person dealing with their illness.

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