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BiographyIn the end, "Bringing Down the Horse" became four times platinum. "Wallflowers" departed from the blame on them for quite a long time success.

Founded the group Jakob Dylan musically took the landmarks are not on the legacy of his father, Bob Dylan, and soon Tom Petty from his "Heartbreakers". However, in the text the works of Jacob vsestill stuck papashinoy line. Junior Dylan was born in 1970, and after his parents` divorce was brought by his mother Sara Lowndes in Los Angeles. After studying in private schools in Los Angeles and New York in the late `80s, Jacob decided to go his father`s footsteps. "Wallflowers", he founded the company with guitarist Toby Miller, keyboardist Rami Jaffee ,Barry Maguire bassist and drummer Peter Janowitz.

In this configuration, the band signed to the "Virgin records" and in 1992, threw on their debut album market. However, sales of the disc went from bad to worse, and the label quickly tore up the contract. Dylan did not particularly upset, and put together a new composition "Wallflowers".From the " old men" ostalsyatolko Jaffee, and other members of the team were guitarist Michael Ward, bassist Greg Richling and drummer Mario Kelir. The next step was the signing of the contract with "Interscope records". To record the second album was invited longtime family friend Dylan producer Tee - Bon Burnett. "Bringing Down the Horse" was released in May 1996-first and brought the band `s first hit, loved by the alternative radio composition "6th Avenue Heartache". At the end of 1996, the single "One Headlight" was released, which is the spring of the following year broke into the top ten. This gave impetus to ensure that the "Bringing Down the Horse" also began to actively move the stairs of the charts. Added fuel to the fire, and the third single, "The Difference". Things went so well that in 1998 the composition "One Headlight" won the " Grammy " in two categories - "Best Rock Song" and "Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal

In the end, "Bringing Down the Horse" became four times platinum. "Wallflowers" departed from the blame on them for quite a long time success. Only in 1999, they began to prepare the third album. And until that time, the band had fun on tour and participated in the creation of soundtracks. Released in October of 2000, " Breach " quickly took the " gold " mark ,and the band embarked on another US tour, during which she managed to play five sets in the opening act for themselves "The who", which played in New York "Madison Square Garden".

And in 2001 "Wallflowers" visited Japan and came back again to go all over North America, where this time they shared the stage with "Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers".The fourth album, "Red Letter Days" was released in 2002. The CD was made in the tradition of his predecessors, and represented the traditional American rock.

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