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Alternative Rock
Wheaton, Illinois, USA

This band sometimes spelled their name Vāg and other times Vague. The Summer 1992 issue of True Tunes noted that the band was still working on an album called Play, Dreams, and Imitation. Then they said that they had changed their name to The Wayside.


1988 Vāg Truth Unleashed
1990 Vague Rough Mix Demo
1990 Vague A Glimpse of Deep Symbolism
1990 Vague Collage

Truth Unleashed

1988 Independent

Rough Mix Demo

1990 Independent

  1. Close My Eyes [rough mix]
  2. 2 Lonely People [very rough mix]
  3. Will You Stay [acoustic snatch mix]

A Glimpse of Deep Symbolism

1990 Independent

John Thompson – Vocals, guitars
Jen Williamson – Backing vocals, lead vocals
Michelle Thomason – Backing vocals
Rob Anstee – Keyboards
Joe Disanto – Bass, hair
John Buzzard Mezzano – Drums
Gary Smith – Sax

Randy Kerkman – Lead guitar on “2 Lonely People,” Rhytm guitar and bass on “Close My Eyes,” and acoustic on “Were You There”
Bruce Franklin – Lead guitar on “Close My Eyes”

  1. 2 Lonely People
  2. Close My Eyes
  3. If You Would
  4. Were You There


1990 Independent

John Thompson – Lead vocals, acoustic guitars, electric guitars
Rob Anstee – Keyboards, sampling, acoustic piano
Joe Disanto – Bass
John Mezzano – Drums
Jen Williamson – Backing vocals
Michelle Thomason – Backing vocals

Rick Elias - Acoustic guitar, e-bow
Chris Knight - Harmonica, camera

Produced by Rick Elias and Dave Jahnsen

  1. In My Dreams
  2. One Raindrop
  3. It's Real
  4. Collage
  5. Will U Stay
  6. The Words
  7. I'm Trying
  8. Swing Low