Thomas August Darnell Browder, aka August Darnell--who goes by the stage name Kid Creole--is an American singer, musician and songwriter. He co-founded Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band with his half-brother Stony Browder Jr., then went on to form and lead Kid Creole and the Coconuts. The latter band, with its trio of backing female singers (dubbed the Coconuts), draw upon musical influences as disparate as salsa, no wave, jazz, disco, pop music and big band. Darnell has written and produced for other artists and bands, such as Machine and Gichy Dan's Beachwood No. 9. He and the Coconuts have also contributed songs to numerous motion picture soundtracks, including "My Male Curiosity" for Against All Odds (1984).