Alternative rock band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1989.
Started as a collective to provide soundtracks for student films the band debuted in the UK as exponents of a psychedelic and experimental breed of indie rock, gradually revealing a more melodic, bittersweet sound. Frontman Shady.
It wasn't until 1998 that the band came to mainstream media attention, after furter UK touring with their album Deserter's Songs which was given "Best Album Of The Year" award by NME.
Jonathan Donahue - vocals & guitar
Grasshopper (Sean Mackowiak) - guitar
Jeff Mercel - drums & keyboards
Carlos Anthony Molina - bass
Jonathan Donahue, Dave Fridmann, Grasshopper, Suzanne Thorpe, David Baker, Jason Russo, Adam Snyder, Justin Russo, Jimy Chambers