Semisonic is a power pop/alt rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Band members are Dan Wilson
(guitar/vocals), John Munson
(bass), and Jacob Slichter
(drums). After the breakup of Trip Shakespeare
, Dan Wilson and John Munson joined up with drummer Jacob "Jake" Slichter to form Semisonic in 1995. An EP, Pleasure, was released that year and the studio full-length Great Divide in 1996 on MCA.