The Afghan Whigs settled their dispute with Elektra and signed with Sony/Columbia in April 1998. Columbia optioned The Twilight Singers recordings, but preferred to release a new Afghan Whigs album instead. The Afghan Whigs' swan song 1965 was released in October 1998 to wide critical acclaim. The band toured for one year in support of the album but decided to disband in February 2001.
In 1994, Dulli was a lead vocalist in the Backbeat Band , an alternative-rock supergroup that recorded the soundtrack to The Beatles biographical film, Backbeat . Other members of the Backbeat Band were Thurston Moore ( Sonic Youth ), Don Fleming ( Gumball ), Mike Mills ( . ), Dave Grohl ( Nirvana , later Foo Fighters ), and Dave Pirner ( Soul Asylum ). Dulli was the only musician that appeared on the Foo Fighters first record aside from Dave Grohl . Dulli was watching Grohl record the songs. Grohl eventually asked him if he wanted to play and handed him a guitar.  He added a guitar part to the song "X-Static".Tags: The, Twilight, Singers, On, the, Corner,