Although technically a band, Ours is actually the brainchild of self-described music obsessive Jimmy Gnecco. Blessed and elevated in NJ, Gnecco toyed with music and different music group configurations after graduating senior high school, nonetheless it wasn’t until 1996, when he came back to America from a short sabbatical, that he made a decision to put his comprehensive energy into music. It didn’t consider Gnecco lengthy to attract sector interest; a major-label bidding battle quickly ensued, with Gnecco turning down several deals on the path to eventually striking a relationship with DreamWorks. The partnership formed gradually — Gnecco didn’t also set feet in a studio room for another calendar year. The duty of documenting that elusive debut became challenging; with Steve Lillywhite on the helm, it had taken Gnecco over 3 years to finish. The ensuing record, 2000’s Distorted Lullabies, was fulfilled with asterisked vital acclaim; the prevailing sentiment appeared to claim that Gnecco was nearly too like the past due Jeff Buckley (in tone of voice, style, and also appearance) to correctly enjoy in his very own right. 2 yrs later, Ours came back to the picture using the lush and gorgeous Precious, that was the group’s 1st to split Billboard’s albums graph. A proceed to American Recordings (along with a creation slot for mind honcho Rick Rubin) created Mercy… (Dance for the Loss of life of the Imaginary Foe), that was released in 2008. Gnecco released a single acoustic venture, THE VERY CENTER, this year 2010, and Ours came back three years later on with its 4th full recording, Ballet the Boxer 1.