Built To Spill

Genres: Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": indie rock indie alternative rock indie pop Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

An alternative rock trio formed in Boise, Idaho, USA, Built To Spill developed a considerable reputation for their energetic performances, strong songwriting and frenetic musicianship for a variety of independent labels before making the move to Warner Brothers Records in the mid-90s. Long-standing fans were divided about this development, though most were pleased that this talented band’s records would now get the professional distribution and marketing that they deserved. There had been several other interested parties following the success of the band’s second album, 1994’s There’s Nothing Wrong With Love, an accomplished collection that triggered a major-label bidding war.

Built To Spill is essentially the creation of songwriter Doug (or Dug) Martsch (vocals/guitar), who had previously recorded several albums with Seattle’s Treepeople, and has also recorded three eclectic albums as the Halo Benders with Calvin...

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