|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||grunge rock alternative rock 90s alternative|
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Formed by Kevin Martin (9 April 1969; vocals), Peter Klett (b. 26 December 1969; guitar), Bardi Martin (bass) and Scott Mercado (b. 11 November 1964; drums), this alternative rock band burst onto the US music scene in the mid-90s. They signed to Madonnas Maverick label and, buoyed by the media interest that accompanies the singers every move, Candlebox soon found themselves a major success. Both Far Behind and You were hits in the singles chart and in 1995 sales of Candlebox reached three million copies in the USA. Candlebox was co-produced by Kelly Gray and revealed a band happy to explore territory somewhere between traditional pop metal and Seattle-styled grunge. This was an assured debut and one that placed the band in the anticipated difficult second album category. Lucy was, unfortunately, a major disappointment to fans and critics. ex-Pearl Jam drummer Dave Krusen replaced Mercado shortly before the recording of a...