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- The beginning of Failure: This LA group grew in the midst of the alt-rock movement, garnering swift comparisons to Nirvana and Soundgarden while touring with the likes of Tool.
- The success of Failure: “Stuck on You,” off 1996’s Fantastic Planet, became the band’s first charting single, but fans were already wise to their inventive guitar work.
- Where to begin: Magnified, the sophomore album that shows the band taking over production duties for the first time, cementing their legacy as pioneers in textural detail expansive sound.
- You first met them: in 1996, when the band exploded across MTV and the alternative-rock charts with the single “Bound for the Floor”
- What made that hit so special: besides the infectiously choppy riff, it’s the best use of the word “copacetic” in a song since Barry Manilow’s “Copaceticabana”
- Since that breakthrough: the band has continued to crank out catchy albums with fetching titles such as Pack Up the Cats and Hallelujah! I’m A Bum, all while achieving elder-statesman status in the Chicago music scene
- Where else you’ve seen lead singer/guitarist Scott Lucas: heading the indie-folk group Scott Lucas and the Married Men, as well as moonlighting in the electronica act The Prairie Cartel
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