Vancouver indie pop group Sparrow began like a single vehicle for past Zumpano drummer Jason Zumpano. Following the separation of Zumpano and after spending a while playing keyboards for Destroyer, Zumpano went it only, recruiting a violinist along with a cellist to try out with him within the Sparrow. After ditching the “The” and adding another refugee from Zumpano, Michael Ledwidge on acoustic guitar, in addition to Pete Mills on bass and Scott Morgan on drums, Sparrow started playing gigs, especially the 2002 SXSW meeting, where their display so impressed the people at Overcoat Information how the label made a decision to released the group’s currently recorded recording. Sparrow premiered in 2003 and garnered combined reviews. The music group continued to tour and record another album, this time around for Definitely Kosher. 2005’s Early Years presented a whole fresh band support Zumpano, including vocalist Lucy Mind of Vancouver’s Youthful and Sexy in addition to Rob Calder (acoustic guitar), Shane Nelken (bass), Kim Koch (violin), Josh Lindstrom (drums), and Megan Bradfield (cello). The record was an enormous improvement on the band’s 1st and demonstrated Zumpano growing like a vocalist along with a songwriter.