Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2006 The Wreckers' debut single, "Leave The Pieces," hit the top of the Billboard country chart?

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Here are 5 little known truths about The Wreckers.

  • The duo was formed in 2005 by Michelle Branch and Jessica Harp, both of whom had solo recordings before the duo's foundation.
  • The Wreckers name was a shortened form of the second band name given to the girls by Michelle's husband Teddy Landau, "The Cass County Homewreckers".
  • They were signed to Maverick Records.
  • In February 2008, it was announced the group had split to focus on their solo careers.
  • Both members of the band have gone on to have solo careers.