Pacific Drift were Lawrence Arendes (drums), Graham Harrop (guitar and bass), Barry Reynolds (guitar and vocals), and Brian Shapman (keyboards and vocals). Arendes had been drummer with Manchester’s freak-beat outfit Wimple Winch before joining Sponge, whose only recording was as singer Dave Berry’s backing band on a 1969 single.
When Jack Lancaster left Sponge to form Blodwyn Pig, the remaining members renamed themselves Pacific Drift, releasing an album on Deram Nova that contained a wide variety of musical styles, ranging from pop to blues to progressive rock. ‘Tomorrow Morning Brings’ is perhaps the album’s outstanding track, featuring evocative harpsichord playing by Shapman. Pacific Drift disbanded in 1971. Reynolds briefly went solo in the early 80s..