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Bon Voyage emerged in Aliso Viejo, California, as a side project of Jason Martin, one of the elements behind Starflyer 69, and of Julie Martin, his wife, and former vocalist of Havalina. Determined to create unique and captivating visions of pop and alternative melodies, the Bon Voyage project embraced inspirations ranging from bands like My Bloody Valentine or Blondie to bring together a unique set of alternate pop compositions. In 1998, the duo entered the studio to record their debut album, along with bassist Travis, drummer Matt and keyboardist Gene Eugene, who also secured the production of the record. Bon Voyage, the group's self-titled debut album, hit record stores in 1998, confirming the duo's remarkable and appealing sound creations and their on-growing notability within the underground scene. The Right Amount appeared in fall 2002.