4 Non Blondes
Citizenship : United States
" 4 non blondes" flashed on the musical horizon, issuing a pair of hits and one album, and disappeared pretty quickly.The founders, but rather to founder, the group were Linda Perry and Christa Hillhouse.
" 4 non blondes" flashed on the musical horizon, issuing a pair of hits and one album, and disappeared pretty quickly. The founders, but rather to founder, the group were Linda Perry and Christa Hillhouse.They first decided to jam together 7 October 1989, but that the rehearsal had to be postponed because the Californian coast in the day an earthquake shakes. However, the duo still held and was soon transformed into a quartet. The new members of the team began to Shanna Hall (guitar) and Wanda Day (drums)." 4 non blondes" have been rather traditional start of performances in various clubs and bars and low-have earned a little fame.
The skill of musicians, but mainly outstanding vocals of Linda Perry attracted the attention of record companies, and by 1992 the band was signed to "Interscope records".4 non blondesV the same year they released their debut and kakpotom turned out, the only album, "Bigger, better, faster, more?". During his training as a part of the gang took off. So, at the very beginning of the session guitarist took the grandson of the famous abstractionist Clifford Still, Roger Rocha. And on the stage of pre -production for the drum kit sat came from the University of California Dawn Richardson, several years before working percussionist in various groups playing jazz and salsa. "Bigger, better, faster, more?" It sold well in the United States, and took first place in European countries, such as Sweden and Germany.But the real success came to " 4 non blondes" in 1993, when there was a single "What`s up?". This composition was first picked up by the radio station, specializing in modern- rock, and then she landed on 11th place in the charts "Billboard" on the 2nd - in the UK charts.
4 non blondesKlip shot on "What`s up?" He received heavy rotation on "MTV", So that the album was more actively sold and, in the end, It has sold over 6 million copies. At the ceremony, "Bay Area Music Awards" "What`s up?" received the title of the best compositions, Perry was named the best singer, and "Bigger, better, faster, more?" - Best album.After the exit of the plate group held a series of tours in the company of Neil Young, "Pearl jam" and Bob Dylan, and also took part in the work on the soundtracks to a pair of films.
Soon, however, Linda felt the frustration of impending pops and left the team, then " 4 non blondes" ceased to exist. In 1995 ,Perry made her debut with the solo album "In flight", and in 1998 -m left with "Interscope records" on their own label "Rockstar records" released their second album, "After hours".