Over the next four years, they began writing songs and learning how to play instruments and made a number of indie recordings, most notably two albums called Boomerang and Mmmbop.
In record time, she staked a place in the musical landscape.
In between Britney Spears, the schoolgirl sexpot of pop, and the anti-Britney Avril Lavigne, with her Hot Topic-bought hostility, was Branch: the Everygirl.
This can be attributed mostly to mismanagement by their new label, Island Def Jam (which absorbed Mercury in 1999, prior to the album’s release).
After finishing the tour for TTA on their own funds, the band went back into the studio to record a followup.
That album and the song Mmmbop launched them to superstardom when they were only 17, 14 and 11 years old.
The followup album, This Time Around, was far less commercially successful.
" I love that jacket too — that's a fantastic jacket. " Zac: You may think it's Taylor grabbing, pulling me, but it's actually Taylor trying to save himself from falling.
Taylor: We have an Apples pillow; we have a dog pillow that we keep in our studio. Taylor: The truth is, the stripes, that was such a thing. I'm like, "Hey, I'm playing sports here but I'm really loose here." Isaac's more like, training in his tracksuit.
Poltz told Branch that "when it breaks, you'll be famous." "Everywhere" was later followed by singles "All You Wanted" and "Goodbye to You".