Lush was a British pop band that formed in 1988. Throughout most of their career, Lush was a distinctive shoegaze/dream pop
band that found moderate popularity in their native country. After recording and releasing several EPs, Lush released a
compilation of these songs entitledGalathat was mainly geared toward establishing an American fan base. Lush went on to
release two LPs in their signature style: Spookyand Split. Their third full-length, Lovelife, adopted a more
accessible, britpop-inspired sound. Lush disbanded in 1996 after their drummer, Chris Acland, hung himself.