Custom (musician)

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Custom (also known as Duane Lavold) is a Canadian-born, New York-based rock musician best known for his song "Hey Mister".


Fast (released March 19, 2002) – Written and produced by Custom. Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik co-wrote the song "Like You" and contributed instrumentals and background vocals to some of the tracks.

Song List:

  1. "Beat Me"
  2. "Hey Mister"
  3. "Streets"
  4. "Like You"
  5. "Mess"
  6. "Morning Spank"
  7. "Skate"
  8. "May 26"
  9. "Give"
  10. "Daddy"
  11. "One Day"
  12. "Crawl"
  13. "120"


Minor controversy erupted when the music video for the song "Hey Mister" was banned from MTV. The video follows a young woman (22-year-old actress) as she frolics on the beach, hangs out with the singer, and goes shopping. The music video featured the song's sexually suggestive lyrics being written on the woman's skin as well as upskirt shots exposing her underwear. The video was banned, as the MTV Standards and Practices division felt that the entirety of the video and song were "pedophilic and offensive to women".[1]

See also[edit]

  • Ferranti, Lauren (2002-04-11). "Custom Shows Too Much Skin". Chart. Retrieved 2009-10-08. 
  • Ian Youngs, "Custom Made for Controversy" [1]. Retrieved Oct 15, 2006
  •, "Not a Custom Fit" [2]. Retrieved Oct 15, 2006


  1. ^ "". Not a Custom Fit. Retrieved 2006-10-06. 

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