The Wreckers are a country duo formed when Grammy Award Winner Michelle Branch
recruited fan and later, backing singer, Jessica Harp
— who, at the time, was en route to signing a record deal of her own — on a new musical venture, incorporating elements from both Michelle’s pop-rock style and Jessica’s classical style into a unique-sounding amalgamation.
Soon, their song, The Good Kind — originally recorded solely by Jessica — was featured on the hit teen soap opera One Tree Hill. They performed this song on the show on February 8, 2005. Later that month, the duo embarked on the month-long, nation-wide One Tree Hill Tour along with Gavin DeGraw
, Tyler Hilton
, and Bethany Joy Lenz
. Michelle later expressed her dislike of going on tour without releasing an album first. “Stand Still, Look Pretty
” became that album. It was released on May 23, 2006, debuting at number fourteen on the U.S. Billboard 200 with 44,000 copies sold in its first week. Though the market for country music is generally smaller in the UK compared to the United States, the album reached number one on the country chart on that side of the Atlantic.
The Wreckers broke up in 2008
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