Wild Carnation was founded in 1992 by Richard Barnes (Electric and acoustic guitars), Christopher O'Donovan (Drums, percussion, backing vocals), and Brenda Sauter (The feelies, Speed the Plough, The Trypes) bass and vocals. Wild Carnation have shared bills with The Bats, Luna, SF Seals, The Stranglers, Silk Worm, Veruca Salt, Small Factory, Versus, Moe Tucker and Sterling Morrison, Bare Naked Ladies and many others. Wild Carnation's first recording Dodger Blue b/w The Lights Are On But No One's Home (de702 45rpm) as well as their first full length CD entitled "Tricycle" (de009 compact disc) were released on the Delmore Recording Society label to critical acclaim. In 1999 Anne Hopkins (Farfisa Mini-Compact Organ) joined in time to record their 2nd full length cd "Superbus". Recorded at The Pigeon Club by Wayne Durell and produced by James Mastro (the Bongos, Health and Happiness Show, Ian Hunter Band). Recent releases include contributions to A Few Uneven Rhymes (A tribute to Winter Hours) and Cut Pieces a Tribute to Yoko Ono. .