Elastica's original lineup, left to right:
Annie Holland, Justine Frischmann, Donna Matthews, Justin Welch
|Years active||1992 - 2001|
|Genre(s)||Alternative rock, Brit Pop|
|Label(s)||Deceptive Records (1993-2001)|
Elastica were a Britpop band from the 90s.
Forming in 1992, Elastica, along with Oasis and Blur, were one of the more famous Britpop bands. They are known for their hit singles Connection and Line Up and intesive touring through the USA in the mid 90s. The group split up in 2001.
- Brian Bell was approached by Elastica's A&R rep about joining the band as a bass player during Weezer's downtime in 1995, but he declined.
- Elastica's Line Up appeared on the Mallrats soundtrack in 1995, beside Weezer's Susanne.
- In 1999, Donna Matthews, Elastica's guitarist, appeared on The Rentals Seven More Minutes.
- Weezine Issue 4 Carli Allan, Karl Koch, Mykel Allan Fall 1995 https://www.weezerpedia.com/wiki/Weezine_Issue_4_-_Fall_1995#Page_2