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The Breeders

Formed: 1988 in Dayton, OH
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Carrie Bradley, Kim Deal, Shannon Doughton, Britt Walford, Josephine Wiggs, Tanya Donelly, Kelley Deal, Jim MacPherson, Jose Medeles, Nate ...See All
Biography: One of alternative rock's most promising -- and frustrating -- bands, the Breeders were conceived initially as a way for Pixies bassist Kim Deal and Throwing Muses guitarist Tanya Donelly to let out some suppressed creative energy and to take a break from being the second bananas in each of their main ...Read full biography
Released: 1990
Label: Plain Recordings
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On their 1990 debut album Pod, the Breeders -- led by the Pixies' Kim Deal and Throwing Muses' Tanya Donelly -- prove that they have more potential, and more fun, than the average side project. In fact, ...Read full review
Last Splash
Released: 1993
Label: Elektra Records
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Thanks to good timing and some great singles, the Breeders' second album, Last Splash, turned them into the alternative rock stars that Kim Deal's former band, the Pixies, always seemed on the verge of ...Read full review