The Wondermints are a power pop band from Los Angeles, California, United States. The main members are Darian Sahanaja (keyboards), Nick Walusko (or Nicky Wonder; guitar) and Mike D'Amico (percussion). Other contributors have included Brian Kassan (bass), David Nolte (bass) and Probyn Gregory (multiple instruments).
The group formed in 1992, and released a vinyl single, "Proto Pretty", which was later compiled on Rhino Records' "Poptopia" series of power pop compilations. They followed this with the albums Wondermints (1995), Wonderful World of the Wondermints (an album of cover versions from 1996), Bali (1998) and Mind If We Make Love to You (2002). Most of these albums were released in Japan prior to release in the United States. The group also contributed to the soundtrack of the first Austin Powers movie at the request of Mike Myers.
In 1999, the group signed on to be part of Brian Wilson's touring band. Walusko and Gregory have playedЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Wondermints [1995, альбом]
- Wonderful World of the Wondermints [05.11.1996, альбом]
- Bali [1998, альбом]
- Mind If We Make Love To You [2002, альбом]
- Kaleidoscopin' - Exploring Prisms of the Past [22.12.2009, альбом]
- Rest of The Wondermints [сборник]