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Composed of David Baerwald and David Ricketts, the duo is best known for their hit Welcome to the Boomtown from the 1986 album Boomtown. The group disbanded after that album.

Baerwald has released several solo albums - Bedtime Stories in 1990, Triage in 1993, and Here Comes the New Folk Underground in 2002. He wrote the song I'm Nuthin' performed by Ethan Hawke in the movie Reality Bites, and rec'd a Golden Globe nomination for the song Come What May from… read more

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  • Avatar for SoundscapeMN
    hey, for the Kevin Gilbert fans who may come here (Kevin worked with David Baerwald of course a handful of times), Kevin's 1st solo record "THUD" could be coming out on VINYL.! Please make a comment (for those who have Facebook) in this Post if you are interested.
  • Avatar for nikkistl
    I love every song on this album. I've worn out numerous cassettes and CDs of it over the years. I was very sad they stopped at one.
  • Avatar for Akayz7
    nice one.
  • Avatar for DazSmith
    Strong from start to finish. I have always wondered why they didn't continue past their debut gem!
  • Avatar for Matt_Sick
    absolute fantastic album!
  • Avatar for Hansebrous
    I always remember this as one of my favorite albums. I hadn't even listened to it since I haven't had a tape deck and my tapes all wore out...finally embracing the digital age picked it up on MP3, and man, my memory is totally correct. It is a total shame it is all but forgotten now...and a shame they never followed it up. Perhaps that's of what makes it so good. "15 long years on a losing streak..."
  • Avatar for dougsharp
    i always come back to this album
  • Avatar for dancingabout
    When this disc first came out, I bought it, started spinning it and haven't stopped since.
  • Avatar for Nodisguise
    I found this album years ago in a store clearance -- it's a neglected gem. Pity it seems to be their sole release.
  • Avatar for rythmking
    Never heard of this duo before.Like their sound.Pity they split.

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