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This US band, founded in 1994, was immediately heralded in the press as a producers' super group. In addition to several other notable bands (Smashing Pumpkins, U2), Butch Vig had previously produced Nirvana's influential Nevermind. He formed Garbage with the help of his long-standing remixing partners Steve Marker and Duke Erikson, with whom he had been involved in the bands Spooner and Firetown. To this core trio was added singer Shirley Manson (b. Edinburgh, Scotland), recruited after the members saw her fronting her former unit, Angel Fish, on a video shown on MTV (she had previously sung with the unheralded Goodbye Mr Mackenzie). Garbage's debut single, "Vow", issued in a metal sleeve, was widely acclaimed, as was the follow-up, "Subhuman". Both borrowed from various traditions, notably punk, glam rock and art rock, with Vig commenting: "We want to use all these different elements like techno, punk and noise, ambient, jazz and rock, and mix them all up around a pop song."

This eclecticism was further explored on their self-titled debut album, a dark collection of songs with the main emotions being fear, lust and envy. Symptomatic of these concerns was "Only Happy When It Rains", which also reached the charts when issued as a single. Further chart success came with a remix of "Milk" (featuring Tricky as guest vocalist) and "Stupid Girl". The band's unexpected global success (especially in America) delayed the recording of their follow-up as they committed themselves to a relentless touring schedule. When Version 2.0 finally appeared the band gained further praise for their compelling blend of slick electronic pop featuring Manson's emotive vocals. The album topped the UK charts in May 1998. The following year the band was commissioned to write the theme tune to the new James Bond movie, The World Is Not Enough.

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Jul 5 Wed 6:30 PM Blondie & Garbage Mountain Winery
Saratoga, CA
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Jul 7 Fri 6:30 PM Blondie & Garbage Santa Barbara Bowl
Santa Barbara, CA
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Jul 8 Sat 8:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Pearl Concert Theater At Palms Casino Resort
Las Vegas, NV
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Jul 9 Sun 7:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles, CA
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Jul 12 Wed 6:00 PM Blondie & Garbage McMenamins Historic Edgefield Amphitheater
Troutdale, OR
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Jul 13 Thu 6:30 PM Blondie & Garbage Chateau Ste Michelle Winery
Woodinville, WA
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Jul 14 Fri 6:45 PM Blondie & Garbage Outdoor Amphitheater At Ford Idaho Center
Nampa, ID
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Jul 16 Sun 7:30 PM Blondie & Garbage Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre
Englewood, CO
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Jul 18 Tue 7:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Muriel Kauffman Theatre - Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO
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Jul 19 Wed 7:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Stir Cove At Harrahs
Council Bluffs, IA
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Jul 21 Fri 7:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Mystic Lake Showroom
Prior Lake, MN
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Jul 22 Sat 6:30 PM Blondie & Garbage Ravinia Pavilion
Highland Park, IL
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Jul 25 Tue 6:30 PM Blondie & Garbage Artpark Amphitheatre
Lewiston, NY
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Jul 26 Wed 7:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Sony Centre For The Performing Arts
Toronto, ONT
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Jul 28 Fri 8:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, NJ
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Jul 29 Sat 8:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Bethel Woods Center For The Arts
Bethel, NY
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Jul 30 Sun 7:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, MA
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Aug 1 Tue 7:30 PM Blondie & Garbage Beacon Theatre - NY
New York, NY
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Aug 2 Wed 7:30 PM Blondie & Garbage The Mann Center For The Performing Arts
Philadelphia, PA
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Aug 3 Thu 7:30 PM Blondie & Garbage Wolf Trap
Vienna, VA
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Aug 5 Sat 7:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Red Hat Amphitheater
Raleigh, NC
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Aug 6 Sun 7:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Chastain Park Amphitheatre
Atlanta, GA
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Aug 8 Tue 7:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Hard Rock Live At The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Hollywood
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Aug 9 Wed 8:00 PM Blondie & Garbage Hard Rock Live - Orlando
Orlando, FL
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Aug 11 Fri 8:00 PM Blondie & Garbage ACL Live At The Moody Theater
Austin, TX
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The brainchild of drummer/producer Butch Vig, Garbage sprang up in the mid-1990s at just the right time. Where many bands had attempted the female-fronted electronic/alternative hybridization formula, Garbage somehow clicked with the public. Vig's previous production work with Smashing Pumpkins, L7 and Nirvana had given way to slick alternative rock that seemed just a little bit dirty. Scottish front woman Shirley Manson helped considerably with her lusciously sneering vocals and quote-ready diatribes. In 1999, the band joined the ranks of a-ha and Duran Duran with their song contribution to a James Bond film ("The World Is Not Enough," from the movie by the same name).
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