27 (band)

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27
Origin Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Genres Indie rock
Years active 1997 - Present
Labels Relapse, Undergroove, Hydra Head, Escape Artist Records, Daymare, Release Entertainment, Kimchee, Reproductive Records, Interstellar Records
Associated acts Dirt Merchants, Spore, Anodyne
Website www.27.vg
Members Maria Christopher
Terri Christopher
Ayal Naor
Greg Moss
Past members Thos Niles, Neil Coulon, Jay Cannava

27 is an American rock band from Cambridge, Massachusetts. 27 was formed by Maria Christopher, formerly of Dirt Merchants, and Ayal Naor[1] in 1997.[2] 27 is commonly categorized as a rock or indie rock band, but the genres lo-fi and emo have occasionally been used to describe them.[2]

27 has toured extensively throughout Europe, North America, and Japan. In the Czech Republic, 27 opened for Robert Plant.[1]

27 shares a relatively close relationship with the band Isis. Bryant Clifford Meyer, of Isis, co-wrote the 27 song "1001 Gods," Aaron Turner, of Isis, contributed guitars and vocals to the song "April," and Jeff Caxide, of Isis, contributed to the song "Try." Maria Christopher and Ayal Naor, of 27, contributed to the songs "Weight," "Carry," and "The Beginning and the End" which appeared on the Isis album Oceanic.[1] Of these, the song "Weight" was featured on the television show Friday Night Lights in 2007.[1] 27 also released an album on Hydra Head Records, which is owned by Aaron Turner of Isis.

Band members[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums and EPs[edit]

  • Songs from the Edge of the Wing (1999)
  • Animal Life (2002)
  • Let the Light In (2004)
  • Split (2005) [with the band Bug]
  • 27:00 (2005) [split with the band Twin Zero]
  • Holding on for Brighter Days (2007)
  • Brittle Divinity (2010)

7" singles[edit]

  • "Angel's Share" (2001)
  • "Try/Night" (2003)
  • "A Million Years" (2007)
  • "Another Hand b/w October Knows" (2008)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "27 Artist Biography". Relapse Records. Archived from the original on 14 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-29. 
  2. ^ a b "allmusic (((27 > Overview )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-03-29. 

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