In 1995, Wendy Schneider recruited Risë Christesen and Connie Ward to create Bugatti Type 35. Schneider was performing your guitar and vocals, Christesen was keeping down the defeat, and Ward packed in the bass lines. The Madison, WI-based group released a three-song demonstration that year. The next year, Ward remaining the group and was changed by Per Farny. In 1997, the group released their first recording, Bugatti Type 35. 2001 noticed the release from the follow-up Traction.