The Nervous Return was a new wave/post-punk band from Los Angeles. Noted for their electrifying and unpredictable live shows, the band toured Europe and North America headlining their own club tours as well as supporting arena tours with well-known acts such as No Doubt and Blink 182. They were also known for the diverse and eclectic bands they shared the stage with including Autolux, Hella (band), Imperial Teen, Har Mar Superstar, Electric Six, xbxrx, 400 Blows, The 88, The Make-Up, Trans Am (band), The Used, and Enon. They released two EPs and one full-length studio album. Their self-proclaimed best effort was their last full-length recording that remains unreleased. The band broke up in April 2006.