Strange Boutique was formed in after the breakup of frontwoman Monica Richards' Washington DC punk band Madhouse. She co-founded Strange Boutique with ex-Madhouse drummer Danny Ingram in 1987 along with the Bedazzled label to take her music in a new direction. The band debuted with The Easter Island EP post-punk sound. In the next 6 years Strange Boutique released three more albums. Charm, The Loved One and The Kindest Worlds.