The neo-bossanova indie pop trio REAL LOVE Constantly formed in past due 1995 when, following a demise of Charlottesville, VA, music group Operation Like, vocalist/guitarist John Lindaman and drummer Matt Datesman opted to reunite in a far more intimate music setting. After recruiting bassist Tobin Rodriguez, the sponsor of the neighborhood radio program Like Songs, REAL LOVE Always began carrying out on the region club circuit, ultimately documenting a two-song demonstration. While starting for Versus in March 1996, the trio found the eye of Teenbeat label honcho Tag Robinson, a previous senior high school classmate of Lindaman’s who wanted to reissue the demonstration as an individual, leading to 1996’s Mediterranean 7″. When ARE YOU CONSIDERING Mine?, REAL LOVE Constantly’ full-length debut, adopted in 1997, and several 7″ singles on Teenbeat adopted throughout the past due ’90s alongside 1998’s Ideally LP and 2000’s Torch LP. In 2001, Teenbeat raided its vaults and released Springtime Collection, a compilation of singles along with other True Love Constantly gems.