Carolina Liar

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Carolina Liar
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Background information
Origin Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Stockholm, Sweden
Genres Alternative rock, pop rock
Years active 2006–present
Labels Atlantic
Maratone
Associated acts Cher Lloyd
Website www.carolinaliar.com
Members Chad Wolf
Rickard Göransson
Johan Carlsson
Peter Carlsson
Erik Hääger
Past members Jim Almgren Gândara
Max Grahn

Carolina Liar is a Swedish-American alternative rock band. Lead vocalist Chad Wolf is originally from Moncks Corner, South Carolina, but other members originate from Stockholm, Sweden.[1]

Career[edit]

The band is best known for the songs "I'm Not Over" and "Show Me What I'm Looking For" from their 2008 major label debut album Coming to Terms, produced by Swedish producers Max Martin and Tobias Karlsson.

On March 3, 2009, the single "Show Me What I'm Looking For" was featured on the iTunes Store as the Free Single of the Week. "Show Me What I'm Looking For" also appeared in FOX Sports commercials for the 2009 MLB All-Star Game.

"Show Me What I’m Looking For" and "Open The Door" will be featured in commercials for Investigation Discovery’s new show, Disappeared. "Show Me What I’m Looking for" will also be featured in promo spots for WEtv’s The Locator.

In spring of 2014 an instrumental version of"Show Me What I’m Looking For" was used in an advertising campaign for Swinton Insurance. The TV advert featured the 2013 Britains got Talent winners, Attraction.

Carolina Liar was also the support act on the David Cook/Gavin Degraw 2011 Fall Tour. In 2012, they were the opening act for the Kelly Clarkson/The Fray Tour.

Carolina Liar also played as the opening act for Rob Thomas while he was playing in New York City at the Beacon Theater and the rest of the stops on his Cradlesong Tour.

Band members[edit]

Current members
Past members

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
US
[2]
US
Rock

[3]
US
Heat

[4]
2008 Coming to Terms 140 43 3
2011 Wild Blessed Freedom
  • Released: September 27, 2011
  • Label: Maratone AB
8

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US
[5]
US
Alt

[6]
US
Adult

[7]
AUS
[8]
DNK
[9]
GER
[10]
IRL
[11]
NLD
[12]
UK
[13]
2008 "I'm Not Over" 119 3 28 Coming to Terms
"Show Me What I'm Looking For" 67 28 8 28 93 6 74 31
2009 "Beautiful World"
2011 "Drown" 37 Wild Blessed Freedom
2012 "Me and You"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Artist Biography - Carolina Liar". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  2. ^ "Carolina Liar Album & Song Chart History - Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved September 12, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Carolina Liar Album & Song Chart History - Rock Albums". Billboard. Retrieved September 12, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Carolina Liar Album & Song Chart History - Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Retrieved September 12, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Carolina Liar Album & Song Chart History - Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Carolina Liar Album & Song Chart History - Alternative Songs". Billboard. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Carolina Liar Album & Song Chart History - Adult Pop Songs". Billboard. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  8. ^ "australian-charts.com - Australian charts portal". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  9. ^ "danishcharts.com - Danish charts portal". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  10. ^ MTV.de
  11. ^ "irishcharts.com - Irish charts portal". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  12. ^ "dutchcharts.nl - Dutch charts portal". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Chart Stats - Carolina Liar". chartstats.com. Retrieved 2010-02-13. 
  14. ^ Carolina Liar
  15. ^ IMDb.com
  16. ^ MTV.co.uk
  17. ^ Carolina Liar on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
  18. ^ Balconytv.com
  19. ^ SAT1.de
  20. ^ Youtube.com

External links[edit]