• band's debut album
  • Continuing to develop the demo throughout the recording process for what would eventually become the band's debut album, the group decided to add textures, guitars, and keys to make "Stupid Girl" dynamic rather than built on complicated chord changes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additional percussion on "Stupid Girl" was performed by Madison musician Pauli Ryan, while the bass guitar line was played on record by Milwaukee session bassist Mike Kashou, both of whom performed on a number of tracks on the band's debut album. (wikipedia.org)
  • The same week, the band's debut album Garbage shot back into the top 50 of the UK Album Chart peaking at #44 (its highest position since the previous August). (wikipedia.org)
  • Garbage's
  • You Look So Fine" is a single released in 1999, and was the final single taken from Garbage's second album Version 2.0, where it was also the closing track. (wikipedia.org)
  • The final single from the album would also serve to end the album promotion in the United Kingdom after launching the release of Version 2.0 Special Live Edition, a limited edition repackage with a bonus disc of four tracks recorded live at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark, and would support the announcement of Garbage's last UK date on the Version 2.0 tour. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chart
  • The success of "Stupid Girl" propelled sales of its parent album Garbage into the top twenty of the Billboard 200 and into the top ten of the UK Albums Chart. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the start of June, Garbage followed up the chart position of "You Look So Fine" by performing the song on both Top of The Pops and TFI Friday. (wikipedia.org)
  • The single coincided with the band's first live dates in both countries, which saw the release of a tour edition of the album reach number four on the ARIA chart and number one on the RIANZ chart. (wikipedia.org)
  • Supported by the tour and airplay for the single, Version 2.0 climbed back into the top forty of the UK Album Chart. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the end of January, Garbage performed "When I Grow Up" on Friday Night's All Wright, Top of The Pops and Pepsi Chart Show The single received strong radio play, and peaked at No. 7 in Ireland and at No. 17 in the UK. (wikipedia.org)
  • Long Time gave the band another Top 5 hit on the US Billboard Dance chart, their second from this album. (wikipedia.org)
  • The album also debuted at number 1 in the UK Independent Albums Chart, and has remained in the top 50 for 16 consecutive weeks. (wikipedia.org)
  • The album was more prominent on Billboard's Top Independent Albums Chart where it debuted and peaked at number 4. (wikipedia.org)
  • Version
  • He played bass on many Garbage tracks including songs from their Version 2.0 and Beautifulgarbage albums. (wikipedia.org)
  • Version 2.0 received generally positive reviews from music critics, and was included by several publications in their year-end lists of 1998's best albums. (wikipedia.org)
  • Building on framework sound and style Garbage established on their debut set, Version 2.0 featured musical references to the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, songs featuring live strings, over 100 recorded tracks and an interpolation of the Beach Boys and The Pretenders. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the US, the song was released by three different record companies: the longest version (at 8:06) on the soundtrack album by Polydor, the 7" and 12" on Blondie's label Chrysalis, and a Spanish-language 12" version, with lyrics by Buddy and Mary McCluskey, on the disco label Salsoul Records. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Spanish version, titled "Llámame", was meant for release in Mexico and some South American countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1988, a remixed version by Ben Liebrand taken from the Blondie remix album Once More into the Bleach was issued as a single in the UK. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2001 the "original long version" appeared as a bonus track on the Autoamerican album re-issue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Munro Chambers has covered this song live as a duet John Mayer and Keith Urban did a cover version at the Crossroads festival as well as during the TV special, The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to The Beatles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tackhead recorded a dub and R&B version which appeared on the digital release of their 2014 album For the Love of Money. (wikipedia.org)
  • The final legs of the Version 2.0 tour see Garbage moving on to New Zealand and Australia to co-headline with Alanis Morissette, beginning in Auckland for sixteen days from Oct 1, and ending in Newcastle. (wikipedia.org)
  • You Look So Fine" closed either the main set or encore at every headlining show Garbage performed on the two-year-long Version 2.0 world tour. (wikipedia.org)
  • The new version was part of a remix trade between both bands, where Garbage remixed Fun Lovin' Criminals single "Korean Bodega" in reciprocation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Garbage booked studio time at Rondor Studios in Los Angeles to record a new vocal for the new version. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Garbage version (titled "Aero Mexicana remix") featured on the A-side to one CD single and on the cassette formats. (wikipedia.org)
  • Garbage completed their own guitar-led version of "Milk" in Madison during a break in their world tour. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tricky took exception to Garbage releasing their own version as a single instead of his, and complained about the situation to the press. (wikipedia.org)
  • The song was released as the fourth international single to be taken from the band's multi-platinum second album Version 2.0 over the course of the following year. (wikipedia.org)
  • The same week, the resurgent Version 2.0 album hit #12. (wikipedia.org)
  • remix
  • CD #2 includes "Dark and Lovely", another sample-laden Dust Brothers remix, and "American Wasteland", by Mickey P, which transforms the song into a fast, hardcore punk style song. (wikipedia.org)
  • copies
  • Their song "Detour" was also given some radio airplay in the U.S. They enjoyed a period of success in Japan, selling nearly 100,000 copies of their debut album in its first week of release, but future releases failed to be anywhere near as successful. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of July 2017, the album has sold 24,206 copies in the UK. (wikipedia.org)
  • second
  • A second track, "My Monster", was released as an iTunes instant grat, and made available to those who had pre-ordered the album, on February 19, 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before exploring the intriguing revelations of second albums, it's important first to note the larger music trends regarding the album and artist development in pop and rock music. (ryandavey.ca)
  • studio
  • American rocker Marilyn Manson receives the brunt of the blame despite evidence that neither of the shooters were fans of his and recludes, only to address the issue in the form of his fourth studio album. (wikipedia.org)
  • February 23 - "Frozen", the first single from Madonna's eighth studio album, Ray of Light, is released. (wikipedia.org)
  • March 3 - Madonna releases her seventh studio album Ray of Light. (wikipedia.org)
  • Europe
  • Garbage then travelled to Europe to play a number of rock festivals beginning June 1 at Netherlands' Pinkpop and finishing up at Scotland's T in the Park on July 12. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chrysalis Records issued "Korean Bodega" as a single across Europe on April 26, 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • collaborations
  • Many of the songs on the album were collaborations written by outside writers, including songs written by TV on the Radio's David Sitek, Johnny Marr, Sia, Nick Valensi from The Strokes, Charli XCX, Adam Johnston from YourMovieSucks.org, and Dev Hynes. (wikipedia.org)
  • release
  • They are currently working on their fifth album which is due for release in 2018. (wikipedia.org)
  • To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the release of their debut album The New Transistor Heroes, Bis re-formed in April 2007 for three shows in Glasgow, Manchester, and London. (wikipedia.org)
  • In August 2008, Rin released the solo single "DNA", which she followed up with the release of her debut album, My DNA with This Is Fake DIY in September 2008. (wikipedia.org)
  • So many requests came for this "new" Chipmunks release, that Ross Bagdasarian, Jr. and his collaborator Steve Vining rushed to record what would be the Chipmunks' "comeback album", Chipmunk Punk in 1980. (wikipedia.org)
  • February 9 - NSYNC release their third single from their debut album, "(God Must Have Spent) A Little More Time on You", which peaks in the top 10 on the Pop charts. (wikipedia.org)
  • March 2 Cher's song "Believe" reaches number one on the Billboard Hot 100, making Cher the oldest female artist (at the age of 52) to perform this feat. Cher also set the record for the longest hit-making career span, with 33 years between the release of her first and last Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (1965 and 1999). (wikipedia.org)
  • The album received near universal acclaim upon release. (wikipedia.org)
  • The high volume of music also made it hard to get attention on radio, so singles returned as an important way to introduce an artist and draw in the audience to the album - often an album would release 3-5 songs as singles. (ryandavey.ca)
  • singles
  • Garbage embarked on an 18-month-long world tour, and released a string of commercially successful singles backed with innovative music videos. (wikipedia.org)
  • March 16 - The Recording Industry Association of America introduces a new certification level, Diamond, for albums or singles selling ten million units and the first Radio Disney Jams volume gets released on CD and cassette for the very first time. (wikipedia.org)
  • On February 1, the fourth of a series of limited edition 3" CD Garbage singles, this edition for "When I Grow Up", was issued. (wikipedia.org)
  • Albums were reserved for fans wanting to hear more of their favourite acts and sometimes as a way to collect a bunch of singles in one package. (ryandavey.ca)
  • Heck, artists started not releasing singles, so the album was the only way to get their music at all. (ryandavey.ca)
  • soundtrack
  • In 1999, artist Emilia Mojello recorded a cover for the soundtrack of the comedy film Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo. (wikipedia.org)
  • thrash
  • The album incorporated the thrash elements of Carnivore merged with doom metal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Witness Overkill's 18th album of blistering yet precise and thought-provoking thrash magic, The Grinding Wheel, a record on which thrash's ultimate team of five machined parts shows up and executes to perfection with a little punk thrown in for bad measure. (soundstagedirect.com)
  • But we also liked the old school metal idea of referencing "Grinder," the Judas Priest song, which suits the album because it has classic metal parts on it as well as the thrash parts. (soundstagedirect.com)
  • cover
  • The original album cover featured a close-up shot of Steele's anus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early albums were often filled out with cover songs such that much of the material wasn't even original to the artist (that's without getting into the artists that didn't write their music at all). (ryandavey.ca)
  • Special
  • January 11 - During the American Music Awards, Billy Joel is awarded the Special Award of Merit for his "inspired songwriting skills" and "exciting showmanship. (wikipedia.org)
  • On March 20, Garbage performed both "Special" and "When I Grow Up" on Saturday Night Live. (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • I suspect that, even if American Idol were to cease, one of the half-dozen other "performance contest" shows would take its place, until one day someone would find a focus group asking "whatever happened to American Idol" and it'd be back. (fark.com)
  • show
  • January 31 - The Presidents of the United States of America play a farewell show in their hometown of Seattle. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's time to give back to Dad and show him thanks for all those years he put up with Slayer's Reign in Blood album blasting from your bedroom stereo. (beachbody.com)
  • music
  • The increased usage of techno beats emerged from frequent exposure to electronic music during the Garbage tour, both in clubs and listening to The Prodigy and The Chemical Brothers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rock music was now serious art and the album provided the means to tell a story, explore broader musical variations, and enhance the experience with theatrical elements such as opera and fictional characters. (ryandavey.ca)
  • In the late 1990s and growing through the new century has been the advent of the internet and the near destruction of the album as a viable sales mechanism for music. (ryandavey.ca)
  • tour
  • Continuing their touring commitment into 1999, Garbage launched a European arena tour on January 14 at Dublin's Point Theatre. (wikipedia.org)
  • start
  • So several poor selling albums to start a career would not doom an artist's career so long as there was still a positive outlook on their prospects. (ryandavey.ca)
  • This was the golden age of album making, as artists now took a year or two in between to develop the songs and the quality from start to finish was much stronger. (ryandavey.ca)
  • last
  • Vig remarked that "the songs sound looser, tougher" that way, as by the last concerts, "we'd speeded things up and toughened up a lot of the grooves" and in the album "we wanted that to be apparent from the get-go. (wikipedia.org)
  • transition
  • In the late 1960s there was a shift in focus from the single to the album and this was reflected in the growing transition in radio stations from Top 40 to Album Oriented Rock (AOR). (ryandavey.ca)
  • Walter Russell Mead, a contributing editor to Opinion, is the author of "Mortal Splendor: The American Empire in Transition" (Houghton Mifflin). (latimes.com)
  • radio
  • II ^ "Temptation Waits" was released to national radio in Spain in June 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • During December, Garbage performed at radio shows on both coasts, including KROQ-FM's Almost Acoustic Christmas, and made a visit to Mexico City before wrapping up on December 20 in Detroit, Michigan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both the original and Fun Lovin' Criminals versions of "You Look So Fine" were serviced to radio in the United Kingdom and Ireland at the beginning of May 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • weeks
  • Albums started coming out every couple of years and then every three or four years from artists and tours stretched from weeks to months to years. (ryandavey.ca)