Music / Curve

English alternative group comprised of singer-songwriter Toni Halliday and guitarist/producer/everything else Dean Garcia. Their music is best categorized as Shoegazing; their best-known song is likely "Chinese Burn" from their 1998 album Come Clean, which was prominently featured in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Bad Girls" and used as the intro music for the Season 3 DVD menus. Active from 1991 to 1994, and again from 1996 to 2005.

Both Halliday and Garcia have since formed new bands, Chatelaine and SPC ECO, respectively.

Partial discography:

  • Doppelganger (1992)
  • Pubic Fruit (1992, EP compilation)
  • Cuckoo (1993)
  • Come Clean (1998)
  • Open Day at the Hate Fest (2001, album-length compilation of new music, online only)note 
  • Gift (2001)note 
  • The New Adventures of Curve (2002, online only)
  • The Way of Curve (2004, Greatest Hits Album)
  • Rare & Unreleased (2010, a compilation of rare tracks and remixes, via Bandcamp)

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