The Honeydogs

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The Honeydogs
Origin Saint Paul, Minnesota
Genres Indie
Years active 1994–present
Labels United Musicians
Mercury Records
Members Adam Levy
Noah Levy
Trent Norton
Brian Halverson
Peter J. Sands
Peter Anderson
Jeff Victor

The Honeydogs is a band from Saint Paul, Minnesota that opened at First Avenue in 1994.

History[edit]

The band's popularity grew after signing with record label Mercury Records,[1] and their major label debut album Seen A Ghost in 1997.[2] The band left Mercury after the executives who signed them left the label as Mercury's parent PolyGram merged with Universal, and signed with Palm Records in May 2000 to release their next album, Here's Luck.[3]

Film[edit]

Adam Levy and producer Rick Fuller worked together to make a film version of the album 10,000 Years which is a feature length music video.[4]

Members[edit]

  • Adam Levy, singer-songwriter, guitars, piano, keyboards
  • Trent Norton, bass, vocals
  • Brian Halverson, guitars, vocals
  • Peter J. Sands, piano, keyboards, organ
  • Peter Anderson, drums, vocals, percussion
  • John Fields, producer[5]

Discography[edit]

  • The Honeydogs, 1995
  • Everything, I Bet You, 1996 (released March 12, 1996, on October/TRG[6])
  • Seen a Ghost, 1997 (released August 26, 1997, on Mercury[2])
  • Here's Luck, 2000
  • Island of Misfits, 2001
  • 10,000 Years, 2003
  • Amygdala, 2006
  • Can't Feel the Beating, 2008
  • Sunshine Committee, 2009
  • What Comes After, 2012

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Other recordings[edit]

  • Minneapolis Does Denver, 'Back Home Again', 1995
  • No Picnic Being Cheese: Songs of SteppingStone Theatre, 'Sun Rises In The East', 2007
  • Minnesota Beatle Project, Vol. 3, 'Dear Prudence', 2011

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kenyon, John (1998-03-27). "Honeydogs on the rise". Cedar Rapids Gazette. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 
  2. ^ a b Horak, Terry (19 July 1997). (Debris Makes Debut With Rootsy Act Honeydogs, Billboard (magazine)
  3. ^ Snyder, Bill (January 2001). A Dogs Life, CMJ New Music Monthly, pp. 30-31
  4. ^ Roberts, Chris (24 March 2004). "Songwriting and social work merge in Honeydogs' new CD". Minnesota Public Radio. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 
  5. ^ "Official website". Retrieved 2009-08-19. 
  6. ^ Borzillo, Carie (23 March 1996). Popular Uprisings, Billboard Magazine
  7. ^ "The Honeydogs". Bilboard Magazine. Retrieved 2012-03-19. 
  8. ^ Guyer, Lauree (6 January 2009). "The Honeydogs Sunshine Committee (EP) Review". Glide Magazine. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 
  9. ^ Blanton, Kristen. "Album Stream - The Honeydogs "What Comes After"". Paste Magazine. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  10. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "The Honeydogs". AllMusic. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  11. ^ Musser, Jim. "Honeydogs Biography". Sing365.com. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  12. ^ Unknown. "The Honeydogs Bio". Jambase. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  13. ^ "The Honeydogs - Amygdala". Tinderbox Music. Retrieved 26 March 2012.