Pedro The Lion which was formed by David Bazan in 1995 released their debut EP "Whole" in April 1997. David Bazan played
every instrumentexcept bass and sang in the bands first album It's Hard to Find a Friend (1998). The band had gone through
many members through the yearswhich it was active, but Bazan was always the main event and kept the name going. In
January 2006 Pedro The Lion announced that they hadsplit up, and David Bazan began pursuing new music under his own name
rather than the Pedro moniker.