Phoenix (band)

Опубликовано12.12.2018 в 01:30АвторVoodoorn






Phoenix Interview

History Phoenix was conceived in the s when vocalist Thomas Mars , bassist Deck d'Arcy, and guitarist Chris Mazzalai, who were all friends in school, started playing together as a " garage band " based out of Mars's house in the suburbs of Paris. Two years later the band took on the name Phoenix and pressed copies of a single on their own label, Ghettoblaster.

Shortly after, they were signed to the Paris-based Source Records. Phoenix quickly became well acquainted with labelmates Air when they acted as their backing band on several UK TV appearances.

Thirty Days Ago — Phoenix began releasing singles in , the first of these being "Heatwave" and "Party Time", the latter of which would eventually appear on their debut album, United. The band's debut album, United , was released on 12 June It featured the singles "Party Time" and "Too Young", with "If I Ever Feel Better" being announced as the third single from the album on 22 January , and charting in several countries, reaching No.

Shortly after the release of United, Phoenix began work on a second album, recording in and and releasing the singles "Run Run Run" and " Everything Is Everything " in The band's sophomore album, Alphabetical , was released on 22 March and saw the band reach more mainstream success, with both singles reaching some alternative rock airplay charts.

Following Alphabetical, the band toured three continents, playing dates. This tour was followed up with a live album, Live! Thirty Days Ago , released only thirty days after the end of the tour. On 8 May , the band released the lead single from the album, titled "Long Distance Call".

Phoenix is an indie pop band from Versailles, France, consisting of Thomas Mars (lead vocals), Phoenix quickly became well acquainted with labelmates Air when they acted as their backing band on several UK TV appearances.

American band Paramore would go on to perform a cover of the song live on Taratata , a French TV show. To promote the release of the album, Phoenix toured the United States and Europe in The album charted in several countries, reaching even greater success than Alphabetical, although it still did not chart in much of North America.

It's Never Been Like That was re-released in Mexico later that year, with the so-called "tour edition" featuring four bonus tracks recorded live in Oslo from the tour.

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Due to extremely positive reviews, the song was then issued as a retail single and aired for the first time on Australian radio station Triple J. Phoenix performing live at The Wiltern , Los Angeles in As it became apparent that "" was Phoenix's biggest success yet, the song was performed live on several TV shows and began to appear everywhere.

Shortly afterwards, "" hit No. AllMusic , a review website, commented favourably on the release of the album. Phoenix are the subject of a documentary From a Mess to the Masses that documents their —10 tour in support of Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. The film was directed by Antoine Wagner and Francisco Soriano—Wagner was also responsible for directing the "Lisztomania" music video.

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The title of the documentary is a lyrical excerpt from "Lisztomania" and the total running time is 52 minutes. That same year, vocalist Thomas Mars married American screenwriter and director Sofia Coppola , whom he had met while producing the soundtrack to The Virgin Suicides in On 16 January , the band revealed that they had completed four songs for the fifth album and it was scheduled for a late summer release, with an autumn tour.

Daniel Glass, the founder of Glassnote Records , stated in relation to the material, "It's very hard to beat Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, but this could be revolutionary. Although the band had previously announced that a new album would be released in late summer , no announcement was made about the album's release.

On 16 January , exactly one year after the announcement that the band had completed four songs for the album, Bankrupt! A message from the band is written by an invisible hand, while music plays and states, mostly in English, with some French: Here is the track listing as well as the album cover. Thomas Branco Mazzalai Deck. On 21 January , the page's cover photo was changed to a straightforward pink and black image in which the words "Phoenix Bankrupt! Mars entered the crowd and sang while immersed in the audience for a large portion of the show; he then climbed up cables to the first-level balcony and "crowd-surfed" his way back to the stage.

In a review of the performance, music writer Josh Holliday declared: That band is Phoenix. I guess it was time to protect ourselves and focus on music again. Mars also reflected on the benefits of the band's belated success: It's important that it's exactly how we want it to be.

But when the record is done, it's all about imperfection. It's all about playing live. The console was purchased on eBay and shipped to Paris. Ti Amo —present In November , Phoenix mysteriously changed their social media themes to a television holding screen image.

They also announced a series of festival appearances in Spain and France. On 4 January , it was announced that they would be in a headlining spot at Governors Ball in New York City the first weekend of June, which would be their first show since In March they announced to be playing two warm-up shows on April 22 and 23 in Antwerp, Belgium. On 1 March , Phoenix again updated social media, teasing new music with a second clip, and announcing multiple tour dates.

By 24 April , the band had announced that their sixth album, Ti Amo , would be released on 9 June Thomas Mars — lead vocals, drums, percussion —present Deck d'Arcy — bass, keyboards, backing vocals —present Laurent Brancowitz — lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals —present Christian Mazzalai — rhythm guitar, backing vocals —present.

History Phoenix was conceived in the s when vocalist Thomas Mars , bassist Deck d'Arcy, and guitarist Chris Mazzalai, who were all friends in school, started playing together as a " garage band " based out of Mars's house in the suburbs of Paris. Two years later the band took on the name Phoenix and pressed copies of a single on their own label, Ghettoblaster.


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