Garbage released their genre defying, groundbreaking debut on August 15, 1995, at a time when grunge dominated the airwaves and mainstream culture. Their distinctive approach to songwriting and production, blending elements of rock, pop and electronic music, captured the attention of critics and fans all over the world. The album spawned multiple hits including 'Vow', 'Queer', 'Stupid Girl' and 'Only Happy When It Rains'.
It spent more than a year on both the US and UK charts, received multi-platinum certifications around the world and was nominated for three Grammy awards including Best New Artist and Best Rock Song ('Stupid Girl'). The album went on to sell over 4 million copies worldwide.