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Bachelor Girl Biography

March 13, 2008

Band InformationMusic: Pop, pop rock, indieCountry: Australia Year: 1997-2003Website: noneLine-up:Tania DokoJames RocheBachelor Girl BiographyFormed in Melbourne in 1992, Victoria, Australia in 1992 Bachelor Girl is an Australian pop band that consists of singer Tania Doko and writer/instrumentalist James Roche. Their debut single, “Buses and Trains”, was an international hit, but other releases have only been successful in Australian charts.The band split in 2003 after the release of their seco…

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James Blunt Biography

March 12, 2008

InformationMusic: Pop rockCountry: EnglandYear: 2004 – presentWebsite: www.JamesBlunt.com Band Line-up:James Hillier BluntJames Blunt BiographyJames Blunt is a Grammy Award-nominated English singer-songwriter. His debut album, Back to Bedlam, and the single, “You’re Beautiful” – brought him to fame in 2005. His style is a mix of pop and folk rock. He also performs the piano and guitar. He was nominated for five Grammy Awards in 2006, including Best New Artist.James Blunt Discography2004: Back to…

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Starsailor Biography

March 10, 2008

Band Information Music: Indie rock Country: Lancashire, England Year: 2000 – present Website: www.starsailor.net Band Line-up: Ben Byrne James Stelfox James Walsh Barry Westhead Starsailor Biography Bassist James Stelfox and drummer Ben Byrne had been playing together and recruited young singer and songwriter James Walsh as a substitute for their original singer who fell ill. They asked long time friend Barry Westhead to join the band in 2000 on keyboards. Toget…

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Imogen Heap Biography

March 10, 2008

Band Information Music: Electronica, Alternative, Indie, Pop, Rock, Ambient Country:  London, England Year: 1998 to present Website: www.imogenheap.co.uk/ Band Line-up: Imogen Jennifer Jane Heap Imogen Heap Biography Imogen Heap is a Grammy nominated English singer-songwriter most famous for her work as part of Frou Frou and for her 2005 solo record Speak for Yourself, which she wrote, produced and mixed herself. On December 7, 2006, Heap received two Grammy nominations for the…

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Portishead Biography

March 10, 2008

Band InformationMusic: Alternative rockCountry: England Year: 1991 –  presentWebsite: www.portishead.co.ukBand Line-up:Beth GibbonsGeoff BarrowAdrian UtleyPortishead BiographyFormed in Bristol, UK in 1991, Portishead is a brainchild of Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons and Adrian Utley. Previously, Barrow had been working as a tape operator and worked with Massive Attack, Gibbons was singing in pubs, and Utley had played jazz guitar for Big John Patton and The Jazz Messengers. Their ride to fame happen…

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Paramore Biography

March 10, 2008

Band Information Music: Pop punk, pop rock, emoCountry: USA  Year: 2004 – present Website: www.paramore.net Band Line-up:Hayley WilliamsJosh FarroJeremy DavisZac FarroParamore BiographyParamore is a Grammy-nominated pop punk band that formed in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. Paramore’s ladder to success came when they performed at venues outside the greater Nashville area, including the concert festivals Purple Door and Warped Tour. John Janick got ahold of Paramore’s demos and went to a Ta…

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Alien Ant Farm Biography

March 6, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, RapcoreCountry: United StatesYear: 1996- PresentWebsite: www.alienantfarm.com Line-upCURRENTDryden Mitchell- lead vocals, rhythm and acoustic guitarMike Cosgrove – drums, percussionTye Zamora – bass guitar, backing vocalsTerry Corso – lead guitarFORMERJoe HillAlex BarretoBiographyAlien Ant Farm is an American alternative rock band that hails from Riverside, California. The band formed in 1996 as a means to get out of the boredom …

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Fountains of Wayne Biography

March 3, 2008

Band InformationMusic: Alternative rockCountry: USAYear: 1996-presentWebsite: http://www.fountainsofwayne.com Band Line-up:Adam SchlesingerChris CollingwoodBrian YoungJody PorterFountains of Wayne BiographyFountains of Wayne is a Grammy Award-nominated pop rock band formed in 1996 and known for such singles as “Radiation Vibe” and “Stacy’s Mom”. It was formed by Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood during their freshmen year at Williams College.They had their first record deal wih Atlantic Rec…

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Enigma Biography

March 3, 2008

Band InformationMusic: Ambient / Electronic / House music / New Age / TranceCountry:  GermanyYear: 1990-presentWebsite: http://www.enigma.de Band Line-up:Michael CretuOther/Former Members:Sandra CretuPeter CorneliusJens Gad David FairsteinFrank PetersonEnigma BiographyWith Michael Cretu as its brainchild, Enigma started dealing with music history when the single, “Sadeness” which is a juxtaposition of Gregorian chants and sexual overtones over a dance beat, was released in 1991 and became a hit….

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Huey Lewis and The News Biography

February 28, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Pop RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1978- PresentLine-upCURRENTHuey LewisJohn PierceStef BurnsTal MorrisMarvin McFaddenRon StallingsRob SudduthSean HopperBill GibsonJohnny CollaFORMERMario CipollinaChris HayesBiographyHuey Lewis and The News is a popular and award winning American rock band that hails from San Francisco, California. The band enjoyed success sometime during the 80’s where they were known for their light-hearted songs from the perspective of the worki…

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