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  • Creator Couple: Terry and Dale Bozzio. The band broke up when they divorced.
  • Development Hell: Clandestine People was originally written in 1981 (prior to the band's first album Spring Session M), but it did not get recorded in studio until 1984's Rhyme And Reason.
    • Dark And Dangerous Guy was written in 1986, after Color In Your Life had come out, and was played live, but did not last long because the band broke up. Dark And Dangerous Guy was resurrected by the band for their reunion in 2001 and played live. The reunion lasted only three shows before the band broke up again, due to drummer Terry Bozzio and his ex-wife singer Dale Bozzio arguing. Both a 1986 and a 2001 live version appeared on the "Lost Tracks" compilation. The 2001 version features Dale singing with a worn out voice, and tons of echo on the recording.
      • Action Reaction was actually demoed twice back in 1980 and 1981, but the studio versions were not released until the 2000 reissue CD of Rhyme And Reason (1981 version), and the 2002 Lost Tracks compilation (1980 version) respectively. The song was played live back then too.
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  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: Their three studio albums are out of print on CD despite having been released originally on Capitol Records, a major label. Their song I'm The One is only available on a rare out of print compilation CD.
  • One of their opening acts was a then-little-known "Weird Al" Yankovic in 1982.
  • No Export for You: For whatever reason, Capitol UK's promotional efforts for the band ground to a halt after three singles and one album, and their subsequent two albums weren't released there. As a result, they have become quite obscure in the UK despite their musical style being popular over there, and are considered one-hit-wonders with "Words".

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