The All New Adventures of Us (Tanaou, to their fans) are the kind of band it is impossible for anyone to hate. After minor changes over the years, the band has settled on its current line-up. The seven Adventurers (Paul Macefield, Phil Spry, Kate Williams, Chris Jones, Jaime C. Macefield, Gary Fleming and Nic Willes) combine eloquently to make musical and poetic harmony through the medium of song. As one member once stated, "No matter how simple or complex, songs are maps to places that people can't physically go, escape plans to take us away from the towns and cities that suffocate us."
Owl City is a synthpop project of Adam Young. Formed early 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota, United States. Owl City has reached the "Top Unsigned Artist" position on Myspace, having over 10 million total plays. His best known single is 2009's "Fireflies", which in October 2009 hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Owl City has released the EP "Of June" in 2007; the album "Maybe I'm Dreaming" 2008; and in 2009, the album "Ocean Eyes" was released. Young maintains two side projects, Swimming With Dolphins, and Port Blue.
Dore is most famous in the United States for her 1980 single, "Pilot of the Airwaves," but is also known in Europe for her 1995 album, Things Change. She was a drama student in Newcastle, and appeared on the TV show Rainbow briefly, but then dabbled in music. She formed a country band called Prairie Oyster, which attracted interest from Island Records, but the band imploded before terms could be finalised and she was signed as a solo act.
Simon Solomon Webbe (born 30th March 1979, in Manchester, England) is a member of the English boy band Blue, and also released music as a solo artist with 'a sweet soulful sound reminiscent of The Lighthouse Family'. His first single, "Lay Your Hands", was released on 22nd August 2005, and reached #4 on the UK Singles Chart. His second, "No Worries" also reached #4 in November. Right after the release of his second single, the debut album, "Sanctuary", was released. Despite its #28 debut on the UK album charts, the album began to climb in its later weeks.
Niall Horan (born 13th September 1993) is a 20-year old boy from Mullingar, Ireland. He is a member of a five-piece boyband, One Direction (formed in 2010). Before he competed in the UK and Ireland singing competition "The X Factor", he played numerous gigs around the country including as a support act for Lloyd Daniels (in Dublin). He then took up the challenge of applying to the X Factor 2010 whereby he entered as a solo artist.
Joshua Bell is an internationally-acclaimed American violinist known for the versatility of his musical understanding as well as his technical skill. He has performed with many of the world's leading orchestras under such conductors as Charles Dutoit. A master of the classical repertoire, Bell has expanded his career to contemporary music and genres such as folk and jazz. He has won Grammy Awards and an Academy Award for his work with John Corgliano on The Red Violin.
Perfume is the name of at least two bands. Perfume is a three person j-pop/electro-pop group from Hiroshima who debuted locally in 2001 and nationally in 2005. In 2001, three 11-12 year old girls from an Artist School formed a group together in their hometown of Hiroshima. Consisting of Ayano Ōmoto (Nocchi), Yuka Kashino (Kashiyuka), and Ayaka Nishiwaki (A-Chan). Because all three members had the Japanese character (香) for fragrance in their names, they named the group Perfume. In 2002, they released two limited edition singles only in Hiroshima, called “OMAJINAI★ペロリ” and “彼氏募集中”.
Wonkavision is an indie rock band with loads of moogs, power guitars and vocal harmonies a la 60s. Firstly inspired by the north-american band The Rentals, Wonkavision is mostly characterised by the contrast between the sweetness of their melodies and the sarcasm of their lyrics.
Their debut album Wonkainvasion was released in 2004 in Brazil, and won a national award for the best indie rock album that year. In 2007, Wonkavision signed with the Tokyo based label PowerPop Academy and released an English version of the same album in Japan.
There are at least 3 artists with this name 1) The most recent being the drum and bass producer/DJ signed to Frequency recordings. His real name is Hamilton Dean and he has been creating quite a stir with the big DJ's with his first release "Send 'em to hell/Hopelessly addicted" (FQY 044). And his second big release "Come again/Breath" (FQY 045) is set to create just as much chaos on the dance floors.