The Public

The Public

the public was formed in 2003 by drummer bryan besse and guitarist jack champagne with the singular goal of creating the band they wanted to listen to. singer/guitarist travis shuler soon joined the lineup and the trio began working on a few songs inspired by 60's pop, 70's glam, 80's uk goth/postpunk, and 90's britpop. a few months later, with the public's first show already booked, bassist ryan plattsmeir joined just in time to complete the group before it hit the stage. an ep/demo (we are the public) was released soon afterward and the band has... more