Belly Disbands; Donelly Goes Solo

Donelly's solo career begins.

After two albums, the first of which spawned the inescapable hit "Feed the

Tree," the second, King , which seemed to disappear without a trace,

Belly have called it quits. According to a source familiar with the situation,

the band, fronted by former Throwing Muses/Breeders member Tanya Donelly,

amicably ended their three-year stint last month. Donelly is now hard at work

on her solo debut, for which she has already recorded 17 demos, some of which

feature ex-Pixies drummer David Lovering. The album is not expected to be

released until mid-'97.