Guitarist/vocalist Anna Waronker
embarked on a solo career when her band, that dog.
, disbanded in 1997. The band's last album, Retreat From the Sun
, was initially composed as Anna
's first album, but it would be another five years until she would try again. The daughter of famed producer Lenny Waronker worked on music for films and television. Anna
contributed tracks to the teen flick Josie and the Pussycats (2001) and arranged the theme for UPN's 1996-1999 sitcom Clueless. She also stretched her credentials into the business side of music; Anna
and husband Steve McDonald
) produced Imperial Teen
's witty third album, On
. She and sister-in-law Charlotte Caffey
) formed their own label, Five Foot Two, in early 2001. This gave Anna
room to create her own musical adventures. Anna Waronker
exuded raw pop sound with layered, lush harmonies on her proper debut, Anna
, in summer 2002.