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short biography

Wilco Group came into being in 1994 through the initiative of several members collapsed bellvilskogo alt - country band Uncle Tupelo.

USA,ChicagoWilco Group came into being in 1994 through the initiative of several members collapsed bellvilskogo alt - country band Uncle Tupelo. As the names of army slang was chosen abbreviation will comply (analogue of our "eat!"). Arranger, singer and songwriter became a guitarist Jeff Tweedy,along with bassguitarist John Stirettom to this day (summer of 2007) is a permanent member of the band.

The initial period of creativity Wilco (the debut album A.M.) is characterized by the traditional sound of an alternative country. Later the sound of the band is more close to the rock tradition. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot,the album 2002He has been recognized by several US media best; well, and the next studio album, A Ghost Is Born, and all received the 2004 Grammy- two statuettes ("Best Alternative Album" and "Best Packaging"). Last release at the moment - the album Sky Blue Sky - has become the most sold in the history of the group.

Composition:Jeff Tweedy (Jeff Tweedy) - guitar, vocals, lyrics

John Stirett (John Stirratt) - bass - guitar

Nils Cline (Nels Cline) - Guitar

Glen Coche (Glenn Kotche) - drums

Sanson Pat (Pat Sansone) - guitar, keyboards, vocals

Michael Jorgensen (Mikael Jorgensen) - keyboards

Discography :

A.M. (1995)

Being There (1996)

Summer Teeth (1999)Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2002)

A Ghost Is Born (2004) Kicking Television: Live in Chicago (2005)

Sky Blue Sky (2007)

Genre:

Rock

subgenres :

Indie - rock, folk-rock, alternative rock, alternative country.

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