1991 saw the Strangeitude LP. The track "Sploosh!" was used by BMW in an advertising campaign, and became the band's only single. By 1993 the band had grossed over three million dollars, and their Jurassic Shift album reached the top ten of the U.K. album charts. The band has gone through many line-up changes, with only Ed Wynne (guitar and keyboards) and Champignon [John Egan] (flute) maintaining a constant presence since the early 1990s.
Many members left to pursue more electronic music spin-off acts, namely Eat Static, Nodens Ictus, ZubZub (Former Ozrics bassist Zia's new project), and Moksha. Nevertheless, the band maintained their identity and continued with this prolific rate of albums throughout the 1990s, and into the new millennium. They also continued to tour extensively, releasing a live DVD in 2002. The band is famous for their live performances, long fronted by Champignon, who danced around the stage in a trance-like manner and occasionally played the flute. Ozric Tentacles has long taken an audio-visual approach to live performance, with an integrated lighting and projections crew.
As of 2007, the line up features Ed Wynne (guitar, keyboards), Vinny Shillito (bass), Ed's wife Brandi Wynne (keyboards), and Merv Pepler (drums, percussion), Champignon having parted company with the band in 2005. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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