Dangerous Muse

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Dangerous Muse
DANGEROUS MUSE - GREEN EP.jpg
Dangerous Muse - Green EP
Background information
Origin New York City, USA
Genres Alternative dance, electronic rock, synthpop
Years active 2005–present
Labels Independent
Previous:
Scarce Goods
Sire Records
Warner Music Group
Website dangerousmuse.com
Members Mike Furey

Dangerous Muse is an American electronic rock project based in New York City, led by songwriter and vocalist, Mike Furey.

History[edit]

Dangerous Muse formed when Furey and Tom Napack met as students at Fordham University, New York City. Furey, a singer-songwriter trained in piano, wanted to experiment with a more electronic sound and Napack, a musician-programmer, was looking to collaborate with a lyricist. Their first recording, "The Rejection", caught the attention of record mogul Seymour Stein who offered the duo a demo deal with Sire Records and facilitated their signing to Cordless Recordings, a digital imprint of Warner Music Group. Soon after, the duo signed with former Warner Bros. Records Senior Executive, Craig Kostich of Operational Art, for management.

"The Rejection" was their debut three-song digital EP. A music video for the lead single aired on MTV/Logo Network and in its second week went to #1 on the countdown. This success rallied significant press coverage for the duo.[citation needed] Highlights include the cover of The Advocate's annual music issue, Perez Hilton's popular blog, and the New York Daily News "Year End Ones to Watch." They were featured in the H&M Fashion Against Aids annual campaign among other artists to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS. An exclusive t-shirt designed by Dangerous Muse was sold in stores worldwide and online to support the cause.[citation needed]

Now as the band prepares to release their forthcoming debut full-length, they share a larger taste of their electronic magic with the Red– EP. RED is 1 of 3 EPs that will be comprise the full-length release. Producers on the EP include Bloodshy & Avant, Ted Ottaviano (Book Of Love) and David Sisko (Justin Timberlake, Cut Copy, Gwen Stefani, and Goldfrapp).[citation needed].

In April 2012, the band officially announced that the keyboardist, Tom Napack, had left Dangerous Muse to begin his own project, Vanity Police. Dangerous Muse currently performs as a 4-piece band consisting of: Mike Furey (lead vocals, piano), Ray Suhy (guitar), Walls O’Mara (bass), and Chris Kling (acoustic/electronic drums). Along with musicians on stage, there are performance artists/dancers and live video art projections. The band also performs acoustically, in a stripped-down configuration: Mike Furey (vocals/piano) and guitarist.

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Year Album
2005 The Rejection
2006 Give Me Danger
  • Released: August 22, 2006
  • Re-Release: October 3, 2006
  • Formats: digital download
2013 Red
2014 Green

Singles[edit]

Year Title
2006 The Rejection
  • Released: July 4, 2006
2007 Give Me Danger
2009 I Want It All
  • Released: December 15, 2009
2012 I Can't Help It
  • Released: September 6, 2012

B-Sides[edit]

Year Title A Side
2007 Everyday Is Halloween
  • Released: October 23, 2007
Give Me Danger

Music Videos[edit]

Year Title
2006 The Rejection
2009 I Want It All
2014 Fame Kills

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Other Remixes[edit]

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