Following graduation they wrote music in their free time while collecting unemployment benefits. It just dawned on me gradually. The band chose the name "The Sundays" as it was the only one everyone could agree upon.
Although the sales of their first two albums were strong, the band never crossed over into the mainstream, as so many observers and critics predicted they would. The Sundays formed in the summer of in London, England. Originally, the group consisted of vocalist Harriet Wheelerwho had previously sung with a band called Jim Jimineeand guitarist David Gavurin.
After the duo had written several songs, they added a rhythm section, featuring bassist Paul Brindley and drummer Patrick Hannan. The concert generated good word-of-mouth within the industry, and the group became the target of a record label bidding war. By the end of the year, the band had signed to Rough Trade; they would sign a deal with DGC Records for American distribution within a year.
The group took a year to record its first album, Reading, Writing and Arithmetic. The debut was released in early to very positive critical notices and unexpectedly entered the U.
Upon its American release later in the year, the album became a modern rock hit, peaking at number Its success in the U.
The Sundays spent the rest of successfully touring America, Europe, and Japan. DuringRough Trade collapsed due to financial mismanagement. After the label went out of business, the Sundays signed a deal with Parlophone Records in the U. They finally delivered the follow-up to Reading, Writing and Arithmetic in the fall of The resulting album, entitled Blindwas greeted with mixed reviews but was an immediate hit in the U.
In America, "Love" became a number two modern rock hit and "Goodbye" peaked at number The Sundays supported the album with an international tour. After the release of Blindthe Sundays were quiet for the next several years.
It would be five years until The Sundays would release another album. Wheeler and Gavurin got married, had a baby girl named Billie, and yearned for a normal life during this time. This obviously explained their absence from the music world, but it was well worth the wait.In the first of a new series on The Quietus, Iain Moffat looks at The Sundays' Reading, Writing and Arithmetic, originally released in Listen to Reading, Writing & Arithmetic on Spotify The first great album of this decade is something that looks likely to be up for debate for some time yet - Acolyte?
Even considering the setback of Rough Trade's implosion, the Sundays took a long time to write and record their second album.
They finally delivered the follow-up to Reading, Writing and Arithmetic in the fall of The resulting album, entitled Blind, was greeted with mixed reviews but was an immediate hit in the U.S.
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