Despistado released their first EP, The Emergency Response, in 2002; it was subsequently re-released in 2004 on Jade Tree Records. Widely hyped as a "next big thing", the band's single "A Stirstick's Prediction" was used in a commercial for T-Mobile. Their full-length album The People of and Their Verses, completed before the band's first breakup, was subsequently released on Jade Tree in 2005. The band undertook a brief reunion tour in 2009. They again reunited in 2013 for a tour of Western Canada, performing some new material during the latter tour and filming a documentary entitled "The Memory of This History".The band performed in 2015 as well and have started writing and recording new music with plans to record and release a new album in 2016.
Front Voice, Guitar / Dagan Harding
Back Voice, Bass / Joel Passmore
Guitar / Leif Thorseth
Drums / Chris Dimas