Semisonic

After the breakup of Trip Shakespeare, Minneapolis natives Dan Wilson and John Munson teamed up with drummer Jacob Slichter to form Semisonic in 1993, embracing a tightly crafted sound that proved to be more appetizing to mainstream audiences. “Closing Time” was the band’s biggest hit, dominating the airwaves in 1998 and picking up a Grammy nomination the following year. Although Semisonic disbanded after the release of their third album, 2001’s All About Chemistry, Wilson continues to garner many accolades as a solo artist, songwriter, and collaborator.