Most famous to be among the founding associates from the pioneering feminine punk music group the Raincoats, Ana Da Silva continued to create music, in a few form or form, following the group disbanded in 1984. Immediately after the release from the Raincoats’ last album, Shifting, Da Silva collaborated with This High temperature drummer Charles Hayward on the project known as Roseland; they documented several demos together, however the duo faltered from then on. She also composed music for choreographer Gaby Agis’ productions, but spent a lot of the ’80s and early ’90s painting and employed in an antique store. The Raincoats’ reunion spurred Da Silva and all of those other group to create new songs, leading to the band’s 5th album, 1996’s Searching within the Shadows. Da Silva resurfaced in early 2005 with Lighthouse, a generally electronic assortment of music that she composed, recorded, and created completely by herself.