No Doubt Essay

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No Doubt

In the begaining - In Anaheim California Eric Stefani Gwens older brother

would write songs like (Stick it in a hole) about a pencil sharpener, and

forcing Gwen to song with John their singer. In December of 1986 their

singer John Spence quits and forces Gwen to sing at their first gig. In the

summer of 1987 Gwen and Tony (their basses) start going out.December

21-1987 John Spence shots him self in a park in Anaheim Cal. In the spring

of 1988 the heavy metal guitarist Tom, a college student,refuses his sisters

offer to play in her band to play in No Doubt.In 1987-1988 part of the

then underground-ska-scence, No Doubt built a huge following of

" rude boys" and after numerous gig openings for the untouchables and

fishbones, as well as their own all- ages show. In 1989-1990 No doubt

evoled into a soild five piece unit, expanding their sound to include the style

of each,natural evolvution shows opening for The Red Hot Chilli Peppers,

Ziggy Martey, Mano Negra, their forbrace board sound that appealed to the

college crowd. August of 1991 No doubt signs a "big" record contract with

Interscope Records. October- December 1991, between working and driving

to school (Tom's a music major, Gwen's a art major, and Tony and Adrion

are psychology majors) the band drives to a Los Angeles studio as often

as possible to record their debut album, a 14 song collection of older

material as well as recently plained tracks. Finally in march of 1993 No Doubt

begains the first sessions for what would be called Tragic Kingdom. Eric

departs before the completion of Tragic Kingdom, and continues as a
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