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The Black Watch is an American independent rock band from Santa Barbara, CaliforniaUnited States, whose only constant member has been singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter, John Andrew Fredrick. Fredrick formed the band in after earning his Ph. After recording St. Valentine and releasing it on eskimo, Fredrick's own label, violinist J'Anna Jacoby joined the group and the two of them formed the nucleus of the Volume Eight until she left the group in The black watch has recorded and toured consistently throughout its history except for a brief period in when the band broke up.
During this hiatus, Fredrick wrote The King of Good Intentionsa semi-autobiographical novel about an indie rock band. The band recorded a CD of the same title intended as a companion piece to the novel, although the planned publication of the novel was cancelled when the publisher folded.
The band signed with Atom Records to release Witches! Inthe band issued a compilation of their early vinyl-only releases, The Vinyl Years, a career-spanning best-of 31 Years of Obscurity: the Best of the black watchas well as another studio recording, Magic Johnson. Trouser Press has noted that, despite so many great Frei Weg - The Band Of The Black Watch - On The March, it is "astonishing" that The Black Watch has only garnered a following "the size of a kitchen sponge.
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