They self-released their debut single, "What She's Done to Your Mind" on their Llama label in 1982. David Roback left to form a new band, Opal, the rest of the band continuing to record as a four piece, releasing the mini-LP, Explosions in the Glass Palace in 1984. After a single, "You Are My Friend", Kalwa left, his replacement being Mark Marcum, and John Thoman (guitar, vocals) was added to the line-up. The band signed to Island Records, and a live album (Beyond The Sunset) recorded in Japan, and a third album, Crashing Dream, came out in 1985. The band split in 1986, with Piucci going on to release the LP Gone Fishin' with Tim Lee, and later joining Crazy Horse. The band reformed in 1988 to finish off a double album they had started, but it was never released.
The rest of the band formed Viva Saturn. After making the album Rainy Day featuring cover versions performed by various leading lights of the Paisley Underground, David Roback formed Opal, and later Mazzy Star. 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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