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Echosmith
Echosmith 2014.jpgEchosmith performing in 2014
Background information
OriginChino, California, U.S.
Genres
  • Rock[1]
  • indie pop[2]
Years active2009–present
LabelsWarner Bros.
Websiteechosmith.com
Members
  • Sydney Sierota
  • Noah Sierota
  • Graham Sierota
Past members
  • Jamie Sierota

Echosmith is an American indie pop band formed in February 2009 in Chino, California. Originally formed as a quartet of siblings, the band currently consists of Sydney, Noah and Graham Sierota following the departure of eldest sibling Jamie in late 2016.[3] Echosmith started first as "Ready Set Go!" until they signed to Warner Bros. Records in May 2012.[4] They are best known for their hit song "Cool Kids", which reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified double platinum by the RIAA with over 1,200,000 sales in the United States[5] and double platinum also by ARIA in Australia.[6] The song was Warner Bros. Records' fifth-biggest-selling-digital song of 2014, with 1.3 million downloads sold. The band's debut album, Talking Dreams, was released on October 8, 2013.[2][7]

Contents

  • 1 Early life
  • 2 Career
    • 2.1 2009–12: Beginnings
    • 2.2 2013–present: Talking Dreams
  • 3 Band members
  • 4 Influences
  • 5 Discography
    • 5.1 Studio albums
    • 5.2 Extended plays
    • 5.3 Singles
    • 5.4 Promotional singles
  • 6 Concert tours
  • 7 Awards and nominations
  • 8 References
  • 9 External links

Early life

The group grew up in a musical household playing multiple instruments throughout their childhood. The band has mentioned that numerous rock artists, including Coldplay, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Smiths, The Killers, U2, Joy Division, and Fleetwood Mac, influenced them while growing up and encouraged them to make music together. Echosmith’s youngest sibling, Graham, plays drums. The only female member in the group, Sydney,[8] is the lead vocalist for the band, often contributing on tambourine and keyboard. Noah plays bass and sings back-up vocals for the band. The oldest sibling, Jamie, sings and plays guitar.[9]

2009–12: Beginnings

Echosmith has also released an array of covers of songs such as "I Will Wait" by Mumford & Sons,[10] "Lights" by Ellie Goulding,[11] "Set Fire to the Rain" by Adele,[12] and "Princess of China" by Coldplay and Rihanna.[13] The band is currently managed by their father, producer and songwriter Jeffery David.[14] In April 2013, Echosmith was named one of the "100 Bands You Need To Know" by Alternative Press.[15] On May 31, 2013, Echosmith released their new single on YouTube, "Come Together". The video was directed by Justin Coloma and filmed in Los Angeles, CA.[16] Echosmith launched a Summer Sampler Free Download promo on their website, with the songs "Cool Kids", "Come Together", and "Talking Dreams".[17]

2013–present: Talking Dreams

On June 7, 2013, the band performed a free concert at Warner Bros. Records in Burbank, CA, with simultaneous streaming through Echosmith's YouTube channel.[18] Echosmith was featured on ESPN's June programming. The featured songs consisted of "Come Together", "Let's Love", and "March Into The Sun."[19] Echosmith also performed on the entire 2013 Vans Warped Tour.[20] The band toured the United States and Canada as the opening act for Owl City on his 2013 Midsummer Station tour.[21] The band's debut album, Talking Dreams, was released on October 8, 2013.[22] Echosmith released a holiday track "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" on December 3, 2013. It was available to download for free on their website through the month of December.[23] The band performed the song "Cool Kids" on December 31, 2013 during the Teen Nick top 10: New Year's Eve Countdown, hosted by Nick Cannon.[24] Echosmith was selected as MTV's 2014 Artists To Watch.[25] The band's song, "Surround You" was featured in the soundtrack for the film Endless Love.[26]

Echosmith played on the Vans Warped Tour in 2014 for the second year in a row.[27] Echosmith made their late night TV premiere in June 2014, performing "Cool Kids" on Conan[28] and the Teen Wolf after show, Wolf Watch. In 2015, Echosmith supported Twenty One Pilots on their national tour.[29] On June 10, Echosmith released an acoustic EP, titled Acoustic Dreams, which features acoustic versions of four tracks off Talking Dreams, in addition to one new track titled "Terminal". Leading up to the release, the acoustic version of "Cool Kids" was premiered on the group's YouTube channel on June 3.[30] Echosmith was the MTV Push Artist of the Month for November 2014.[31][32](German) The band had a headline tour with The Colourist as their supporting act in February 2015.[33] In 2015, Echosmith provided the vocals for Russian-German DJ and musician Zedd's track "Illusion", featured on his second studio album titled True Colors. In August, the band announced that Jamie Sierota would be taking a break from the band in preparation for fatherhood; session musician Josh Murty filled in on guitar for the band's tour dates.[34] The band made a guest appearance in The Muppets episode "Single All the Way" (S1:E10), which originally aired December 8, 2015. In 2016 Sydney announced a collaboration with Hollister for a fashion line.[35] In November 2016 the band announced via Twitter, Facebook and mail newsletter that Jamie will no longer be part of the band so that he can take care of his baby. They also stated they will continue as a trio.[36] Also in 2016, Sydney collaborated with The Goo Goo Dolls on their song, "Flood", which can be found on their album Boxes.

Band members

Current members

  • Sydney Sierota[37] – lead vocals, piano, keyboards (2009–present)
  • Noah Sierota[38] – bass, backing vocals (2009–present)
  • Graham Sierota[39][40] – drums, percussion (2009–present)

Former members

  • Jamie Sierota[39][40] – lead guitar, backing vocals (2009–2016)

Current touring musicians

  • Josh Murty – guitar, backing vocals (2015–present)

Influences

Echosmith is described as an indie rock and '80s dance-rock-influenced band.[41] Echosmith cites The Smiths as an influence.[42] Switchfoot was also a big influence/reason they started making music.[43]

References

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  2. ^ a b "The Story". Alternative Press. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  3. ^ http://echosmith.tumblr.com/post/153184395933/hi-friends-as-you-guys-know-we-have-spent-almost
  4. ^ "Ready Set Go! Is Now Echosmith". Warner Bros. Records. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Gold & Platinum: Echosmith". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  6. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2014 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved January 21, 2015. 
  7. ^ Caulfield, Keith (January 24, 2015). "'Bright' Days Ahead For Echosmith". Proquest. 127 (2): 72. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Sydney Sierota". Facebook. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "Echosmith Bio". Warner Music group. Retrieved 11 January 2015. [dead link]
  10. ^ "Echosmith Cover Mumford & Sons". Warner Bros. Records News. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  11. ^ "Echosmith Cover Ellie Goulding". Warner Bros. Records News. 
  12. ^ "Echosmith - Set Fire To The Rain". NME. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  13. ^ "princess-china" "Echosmith Covers Coldplay & Rihanna's Princess of China". Warner Bros. Records News. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  14. ^ "Contact". Echosmith Tumblr. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  15. ^ "Echosmith". Warner Bros. Records. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  16. ^ "Echosmith's New Music Video". Warner Bros. Records News. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  17. ^ "Summer Sampler Free Download". Echosmith. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  18. ^ "Echosmith Releases Summer Sampler". AbsolutePunk. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  19. ^ "Echosmith on ESPN June programming". ESPN. 
  20. ^ "Bands". Vans Warped Tour. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  21. ^ "Owl City". Alive Magazine. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  22. ^ "Echosmith announce new album, Talking Dreams". Idobi Network. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  23. ^ "Free Holiday Song Download From Echosmith". Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  24. ^ "Nick Cannon Hosts TeenNick Top 10: New Years Eve Countdown". BroadwayWorld. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  25. ^ "MTV Artists To Watch 2014". MTV BuzzWorthy. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  26. ^ "Endless Love Tracklist". Metrolyrics. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  27. ^ "Vans Warped Tour". Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  28. ^ "Echosmith "Cool Kids" 06/05/14". Teamcoco.com. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  29. ^ "Echosmith". SoundKick. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  30. ^ "Echosmith - Cool Kids (Acoustic) [Official Audio]". YouTube. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  31. ^ "Echosmith". MTV. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
  32. ^ "MTV Push: Echosmith - Woche 4". MTV.de. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  33. ^ "the Colourist". Bandsintown. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
  34. ^ http://echosmith.tumblr.com/post/125729365323/echosmith-baby-announcement
  35. ^ https://eu.hollisterco.com/shop/eu/girls-sydneys-collection
  36. ^ http://echosmith.tumblr.com/post/153184395933/hi-friends-as-you-guys-know-we-have-spent-almost
  37. ^ "Sydney Sierota on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  38. ^ "People ask me the same questions a ton". Twitter. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  39. ^ a b "Life Is an Echosmith". NBC San Diego. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  40. ^ a b "MEET THE FOUR SIBLINGS OF YOU OUGHTA KNOW BAND ECHOSMITH". VHI. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  41. ^ "Echosmith - Biography". billboard.com. Billboard. Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  42. ^ Bromfield, Daniel. "Album review: Echosmith's 'Talking Dreams' lacks originality". E Daily Emerald. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 
  43. ^ "@writingisfunxo @switchfoot one of our biggest influences/reasons for doing music". Twitter. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 
  44. ^ "Echosmith – Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 
  45. ^ a b "Echosmith – Chart History: Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 
  46. ^ "Echosmith – Chart History: Top Rock Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 
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  53. ^ "Spotify Sessions - Echosmith". spotify.com. 
  54. ^ "Echosmith – Chart History: The Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 
  55. ^ "Echosmith – Chart History: Adult Pop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 9, 2014. 
  56. ^ "Echosmith – Chart History: Billboard Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 9, 2014. 
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  58. ^ "Echosmith > UK Charts". Officialcharts.com/. Official Charts Company. 
  59. ^ "ECHOSMITH - COOL KIDS". RIAA. 
  60. ^ "ECHOSMITH - COOL KIDS (SONG)". australian-charts. 
  61. ^ "Certified Awards Search" (To access, enter the search parameter "Echosmith" and select "Search by Keyword"). British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  62. ^ Musikindustrie, Bundesverband. "BVMI | Datenbank". www.musikindustrie.de (in German). Retrieved 2016-12-19. Put "Echosmith" in the 'Interpret' field. 
  63. ^ "Certificeringer". IFPI.dk. 
  64. ^ "Canadian certifications – Echosmith". Music Canada. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  65. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart – 19 January 2015". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  66. ^ "ECHOSMITH - Bright". RIAA. 
  67. ^ "I Heard the Bells On Christmas Day – Single by Echosmith". iTunes Store. United States: Apple. Retrieved September 9, 2014. 
  68. ^ "Photos". Echosmith Official Website. 
  69. ^ "Life is Beautiful". Life is Beautiful. 
  70. ^ "Welcome to Honda Civic Tour Website". honda.com. 
  71. ^ "We are happy to announce new tour dates with Neon... - Echosmith". tumblr.com. 
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External links

  • Official website
  • Echosmith at AllMusic
  • Sydney Sierota at the Internet Movie Database
  • Jamie Sierota at the Internet Movie Database
  • Noah Sierota at the Internet Movie Database
  • Graham Sierota at the Internet Movie Database
   

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