The band’s second release, “Last Splash,” went platinum, earned them a spot on the ’94 Lollapalooza Music Festival and kick-started a 16-month world tour. And then . . . then what?Where did they go? What happened to The Breeders?
A lot happened. Drugs happened. Tour-overkill happened. An ever-changing roster and dissent among the ranks happened. Put these together and you have nearly 10 years of unsuccessful recording attempts from one of the ’90s biggest indie success stories. The situation was so bad that a forthcoming album from The Breeders became a running joke in the music industry, like “The check is in the mail.”
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