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Guster

The band members met during freshman orientation at Tufts University in 1991. A year later, after writing a few songs in their dorm rooms, the band named themselves "Gus" and booked their first gig. The band independently recorded their first album in 1994, entitled Parachute, while still in college. Shortly after the release of Parachute another artist calling himself Gus signed a deal with a major record company, forcing the band to rename themselves "Guster."
In 1996, the band independently recorded their second album, Goldfly, releasing it early the next year. In 1998 the band sign ...read more

The band members met during freshman orientation at Tufts University in 1991. A year later, after writing a few songs in their dorm rooms, the band named themselves "Gus" and booked their first gig. The band independently recorded their first album in 1994, entitled Parachute, while still in college. Shortly after the release of Parachute another artist calling himself Gus signed a deal with a major record company, forcing the band to rename themselves "Guster."
In 1996, the band independently recorded their second album, Goldfly, releasing it early the next year. In 1998 the band signed to Sire Records and re-released Goldfly. A year later, the band released the album Lost and Gone Forever, produced by Steve Lillywhite. With the backing of a major label, the band appeared on late night shows like David Letterman. The band also released their first video, a song from Lost and Gone Forever entitled "Fa Fa".
The band released their fourth album, Keep It Together in 2003, with the first single, "Amsterdam", getting significant play on the radio. A live album, Guster on Ice, compiled from two shows at Portland, Maine in December, 2003, was released in 2004. The next full length studio album from Guster, entitled Ganging Up on the Sun, is set to be released on June 20th, 2006. « hide

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LPs
Easy Wonderful
2010

3.4
38 Votes
Ganging Up on the Sun
2006

3.5
73 Votes
Keep It Together
2003

4
78 Votes
Lost And Gone Forever
1999

4
77 Votes
Goldfly
1998

3.6
45 Votes
Parachute
1994

3.3
34 Votes
EPs
Satellite EP
2007

3
7 Votes

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