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The Curious Tale Of The Band Luxury, Who Escaped Tragedy And Embraced Faith

A new film follows the indie rockers' rise in the 1990s, the traffic accident that disrupted their lives and their recent return — after three of the members became Orthodox priests.
The band Luxury in 1998. Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury is out now. Source: Buffy Rittweger

The rock band Luxury started out like many other punk and indie bands in the 1990s, as college kids just looking for other people to make music with. Less common was their cultural context: They hailed from the small Georgia town of Toccoa, in a solidly evangelical milieu, and while the members were Christians they often found the venues and retailers of that community didn't quite know what to do with

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