David Roback Biography – David Roback Wiki
David Roback is a guitarist and songwriter best-known for co-founding Mazzy Star alongside vocalist Hope Sandoval. Roback was also a member of such bands as Rain Parade and Opal. After co-founding Rain Parade and releasing one album with the band, Roback departed the group. He founded Opal with Dream Syndicate bassist Kendra Smith in the mid-1980s. After Smith departed the band in the middle of a tour where Opal were supporting The Jesus & Mary Chain, Hope Sandoval was tapped as her replacement. Roback and Sandoval would later form Mazzy Star.
According to Pitchfork, the first album from Mazzy Star, She Hangs Brightly, was released in 1990. The follow-up, 1993’s So Tonight That I Might See, featured what would be the band’s biggest hit, “Fade Into You.”In addition to producing their albums, Roback also co-wrote all of Mazzy Star’s songs alongside Sandoval, including 2013’s Seasons of Your Day, their fourth full-length album and first in 17 years. The band’s final release, the Still EP, was issued in 2018.
David Roback Age
Roback was born on April 4, 1958, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on February 25, 2020. He was 61 years old.
David Roback Death
David Roback died on February 25, 2020, at the age of 61, according to a representative of the band Mazzy Star.
David Roback Cause of Death
David Roback’s cause of death was not disclosed.