Missing Persons current line-up: Dale Bozzio (vocals), Paul Vargas (keyboards/synthesizers), Karl D'Amico (guitar), Prescott Niles (bass), Andy Sanesi (drums)
She has also participated periodically in reunions of the original band and has continued her work as a solo artist. In 2014, Bozzio was signed to Cleopatra Records and released a second studio album in 2020 titled DREAMING.
(released March 2020)
Dale Bozzio is an American rock and pop vocalist. She is best known as co-founder and lead singer of the '80s new wave band Missing Persons and also known for her work with Frank Zappa. While with Zappa, she performed significant roles in two of his major works, Joe’s Garage (1979) andThing-Fish (1984). In her solo career, Bozzio has released four albums and one EP so far.
Bozzio co-founded Missing Persons in1980 with former Zappa musicians Warren Cuccurullo and Terry Bozzio. In addition to being the band's lead vocalist, she also contributed lyrics. Missing Persons released one EP and six albums, including Spring Sessions M (1982), which achieved gold record status.
After Missing Persons disbanded in 1986, Bozzio was signed to Prince's Paisley Park label which released her first solo album, Riot in English (1988). The album's first single, "Simon Simon", successfully charted. Bozzio subsequently reformed Missing Persons and continues to perform the band's repertoire at venues across the United States.