Kinney also hooked up with Tim Nielsen, who was in a popular band called the Nightporters with drummer Paul Lenz at the time. Kinney had just moved to Georgia from Milwaukee  and was working in a sewage treatment plant by day while playing folk gigs by night.
Various musicians, including Frank French, accompanied the threesome in the early years. The band's first album, Scarred But Smarterhelped land the band many tour dates and later a contract with Island Records. InLenz left the band and was replaced by Jeff Sullivan, who was recruited just in time to accompany them for their first major-label release. Sullivan had been the drummer for Mr. Other native Georgian group R. The album peaked at No. Produced by Geoff Workmanthe album became the band's most commercially successful album and would be certified gold.
Inthe band released another album produced by Geoff Workman, entitled Smokewhich peaked at No. Inthe band decided to move away from the heavy guitar sounds of the previous two records and brought in keyboardist Joey Huffman to replace Buren Fowler.
That same year the band left Island Records and found a new home at Geffen Records. The band's first and only Geffen album, 's Wrapped In Skyfeatured newly added keyboard sounds and a return to the band's original sound. Inthe band released The Ultimate Collection, a best-of collection. Starting inthe band began a series of EPseach composed of tracks that address a particular theme. Kevn Kinney has also maintained a solo career over the years.
I Was Cryin Then (But You Are Cryin Now) - Buddy Starcher - I Was Cryin Then (But You Are Cryin released his first solo album, the Home Bittersweet Home - The Color Morale - Desolate Divine MacDougal Blues in He has released five more solo albums since, and frequently performs live as a solo artist, including live collaborations with Peter Buck of R.
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