Adam Merrin

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Adam Merrin
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Adam Merrin performing with The 88
Background information
Origin Los Angeles, California
Genres Rock, pop
Years active 1
Labels Natural Energy Lab
Members Adam Merrin

Adam Merrin is the pianist/keyboardist for the Los Angeles–based rock band The 88, and also the new recruit for The Three O'Clock.


In January 2007, Adam Merrin released his first solo EP entitled Have One, available on iTunes and other digital music sites. In 2009, he released his first full-length album called Have Another One.

Film and television[edit]

Merrin's songs have been featured on Grey's Anatomy, The Big C, Kyle XY, How I Met Your Mother, Greek, The L.A. Complex, Bones, Necessary Roughness, Reaper, Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County, and in the film The Haunting Hour Volume One: Don't Think About It.

The 88[edit]

Merrin produced, mixed, and engineered the The 88's debut CD, Kind of Light, which won them an LA Weekly award for Best Pop/Rock Band. Kind of Light was also featured as Radio & Records Album of the Week. The 88 became a staple on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic, a clearinghouse for rising indie rock outfits.

The band released their second album entitled Over and Over in September 2005 and have been playing tour dates throughout the United States and Canada including opening slots with Ray Davies, 311, The Smashing Pumpkins, The B-52's, Elliott Smith, Matt Costa, Guster, Flaming Lips, and more.

Today the group's TV resume includes segments on Conan, Lopez Tonight, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Late Late Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, MTV News, Extra, and they appeared in a performance on the sitcom How I Met Your Mother. In 2012, the band co-scored the Jennifer Westfeldt film, Friends with Kids. Their track "At Least It Was Here" is the opening theme song for the television series Community.

Additional recordings[edit]

Adam has recorded piano with Ray Davies, Matt Costa, 311, and plans to continue playing with The 88 as well as recording new material for his solo project.


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