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Candlebox was a post-grunge band from Seattle. Formed in December of 1991, they originally named the band Uncle Duke; they later changed the name as a tribute to a Midnight Oil song. They are often looked down upon by grunge fans for their style, which was considered by many to be a fake version of real grunge, and their commercial success as a result of it.

Scott Mercado left the band in 1997 and was replaced by former Pearl Jam member Dave Krusen. Krusen later left the band in 1999 and was replaced by Shannon Larkin of Ugly Kid Joe. Bardi Martin also left the band that year, and was replaced by Rob Redick.

They are best known for the singles "Change", "You", and "Far Behind".

(2004) Kevin Martin is currently recording and performing as the leader of Kevin Martin and the Hiwatts.


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Members

Original members

  • Kevin Martin - vocals, guitar
  • Scott Mercado - drums
  • Peter Klett - guitar
  • Bardi Martin - bass

Later members

  • Dave Krusen - drums
  • Rob Redick - bass
  • Shannon Larkin - drums

Discography

Year Title Label
1993 Candlebox Warner
1995 Lucy Warner
1998 Happy Pills Warner


"Far Behind" #46 The Billboard Top 100 USA 12/24/1994

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