Versus

Versus

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Versus is an American indie rock band formed in 1990 by Richard Baluyut, Fontaine Toups and Edward Baluyut in New York City. Richard and Fontaine were to remain the two core members throughout the band's history.

The band was noted for their marriage of indie pop songwriting and vocal harmonies to the "loud-soft" dynamics of grunge and alternative rock. They were also noted for their proficient and disciplined musicianship and for their credo of "meat, sports and rock", neither of which had much currency in the early 1990s American indie scene. They named themselves after the Mission of Burma album Vs.
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Versus Discography

Albums

Versus The Stars Are Insane (Album) Teenbeat US 1994 Sell This Version
Versus Secret Swingers (Album) Teenbeat US 1996 Sell This Version
Versus Two Cents Plus Tax (Album) Teenbeat US 1998 Sell This Version
Versus Hurrah (Album) Merge Records US 2000 Sell This Version
Versus On The Ones And Threes (Album) Merge Records Taiwan 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Versus Bright Light Pop Narcotic US 1992 Sell This Version
Versus Astronaut (Single) Land Speed, Saltpeter Records US 1992 Sell This Version
SMWH 01 Scrawl / Versus Scrawl / Versus - January(7", Single) Simple Machines SMWH 01 US 1993 Sell This Version
REMORA 1 Versus Let's Electrify!(CD, EP) Remora REMORA 1 US 1993 Sell This Version
IPU 44 Versus Frog(7", Single) K IPU 44 US 1994 Sell This Version
TEENBEAT 152 Versus Big Head On(7") Teenbeat TEENBEAT 152 US 1995 Sell This Version
Versus Glitter Of Love (Single) Caroline Records UK 1996 Sell This Version
Versus Deep Red (EP) Teenbeat US 1996 Sell This Version
7CAR007 Versus Yeah You(7", Num) Caroline Records 7CAR007 UK 1996 Sell This Version
TEENBEAT 272 Versus Oriental American(7") Teenbeat TEENBEAT 272 US 1998 Sell This Version
MRG.156 Versus Afterglow(CD, EP) Merge Records MRG.156 US 1999 Sell This Version
Unwound / Versus Unwound / Versus - Torch Song / All In Doubt Troubleman Unlimited US 2000 Sell This Version
INS16 Versus Insound Tour Support Series No. 16 (Drawn And Quartered)(CD, EP) Insound INS16 US 2000 Sell This Version
MRG 176 Versus Shangri-La(CD, EP) Merge Records MRG 176 US 2000 Sell This Version

Compilations

Versus Dead Leaves (Comp, Album) Teenbeat US 1995 Sell This Version