Champaign, IL, punk-pop group Sarge was shaped in past due 1995 by vocalist/guitarist Elizabeth Elmore and ex-Corndolly bassist Rachel Switzky. Recruiting drummer Russ Horvath, the group performed their debut display in January 1996, quickly learning to be a well-known local appeal. Upon signing towards the Mud label, Sarge debuted that March with the wonderful solitary “Dear Josie, Like Robyn,” resurfacing several weeks down the road a split solitary with Supporting Celebrity released on Grand Theft Fall months. After documenting their acclaimed 1996 debut Charcoal, Horvath stop the group and was changed by drummer Chad Romanski, who authorized on with time to slice the 1997 solitary “Stall.” Sarge’s discovery sophomore LP The Cup Intact made an appearance in 1998 and was documented with second guitarist Pat Cramer, who give up the band a short while later. His substitute was Sue Roth; lineup adjustments ongoing to plague the group within the a few months which followed, nevertheless, and in past due 1998 Switzky still left Sarge aswell, opening the entranceway for ex-Castor bassist Derek Niedringhaus. The next year Elmore signed up for Northwestern Law College, and in the wake of her semester finals opted to dissolve the music group, playing the casual performance being a solo action; Distant, a posthumous assortment of Sarge demos and live monitors, followed within the springtime of 2000.