Marcy Playground is an American alternative rock band consisting of three members: John Wozniak (lead vocals, guitar), Dylan Keefe (bass), and Shlomi Lavie (drums). The band is best known for their 1997 hit "Sex and Candy".
The band is named after the Marcy Open grade school in Minneapolis, which is the alternative school John Wozniak attended. He chose the name because many of his songs were inspired by his childhood. Marcy Playground emerged in the late 1990s. Influences include David Bowie, Paul Simon, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Wham! and the Beatles. The influences are quite clear on Marcy Playground's self-titled album, with songs like Shadow Of Seattle and Saint Joe On The School Bus. Frontman John Wozniak's first effort, Zog BogBean – From the Marcy Playground, was self-produced, recordedЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- From the Marcy Playground [1990, альбом]
- Saint Joe on the School Bus [1997, сингл]
- Marcy Playground [25.02.1997, альбом]
- Sex and Candy [06.04.1998, сингл]
- Shapeshifter [02.11.1999, альбом]
- MP3 [23.03.2004, альбом]
- Leaving Wonderland... In a Fit of Rage [07.07.2009, альбом]
- Lunch, Recess & Detention [17.07.2012, альбом]
- Indaba Remixes From Wonderland [28.09.2010, ремикс]