Sandy Miranda

Sandy Miranda

Born and raised in Toronto.

Above all, [punk is] about thinking for yourself, about questioning what you see in society… and just being critical and making good decisions. Some of that attitude I can see in my mother, because she is a though woman, she doesn’t take any crap from anybody. It’s kind of like punk rock – Sandy Miranda.

Sandy Miranda is the bass player of the celebrated punk band Fucked Up, winner of the Polaris Prize in 2009. The daughter of immigrants from Pico and Viana do Castelo, Miranda grew up in a “quintessentially” Portuguese working class family in Toronto’s Little Portugal neighbourhood. She identifies with the hard work ethic of her parents, especially her mother.


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