Intergalactic Lovers

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Intergalactic Lovers
Intergalactic Lovers 2014.jpg
Intergalactic Lovers performing in 2014
Background information
Origin Belgium
Genres Indie rock
Years active 2008 - present
Labels Warner Music (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg) / Grand Hotel van Cleef (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) / Independent (Rest Of The World)
Website www.intergalacticlovers.com
Members Lara Chedraoui
Brendan Corbey
Maarten Huygens
Raf De Mey

Intergalactic Lovers is a Belgian indie rock band consisting of Lara Chedraoui, Brendan Corbey, Maarten Huygens and Raf De Mey.

History[edit]

Intergalactic Lovers was founded in the summer of 2008. A couple of its members already participated in the Humos' Rock Rally 2008 under the name "Free Zamunda!" without success.[1] Afterwards, the band was restructured and the current name adopted.

In 2009 Intergalactic Lovers won the Oost-Vlaams Rockconcours and Rock Rally De Beloften. Afterwards, their first successful single, "Fade Away", reached the playlists of radio channels Studio Brussel and Radio 1. Intergalactic Lovers then released "Delay", which was chosen as "Hotshot" by Studio Brussel. The song also made it to the number 1 spot in De Afrekening.

On 25 March 2011 they released their first album entitled "Greetings & Salutations", after releasing the title track of the album for download. The album was produced at the band's own expense and received a lot of positive coverage in HUMO[2] and De Standaard.[3]

On 10 December 2011 the band received a MIA (Music Industry Award) for 'Best Breakthrough Band'[4]

Their second album "Little Heavy Burdens" was released on 14 February 2014 by Warner Music in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg and by German indie label Grand Hotel van Cleef in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. After the release of the album, the band started touring intensively, playing venues & music festivals in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Czech Republic, Japan and Russia.

Their musical style has been compared to Feist, PJ Harvey and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.[5] In July 2013, it was announced that Intergalactic Lovers will provide the soundtrack for the film Code 37.

Members[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

Single(s) with hits in
the Flemish Ultratop 50
Date of
appearance
Date of
entrance[6]
Highest
position[6]
Number
of weeks[6]
Album
Delay 07-02-2011 19-03-2011 14 12 Greetings & Salutations
Shewolf 09-05-2011 18-06-2011 45 4 Greetings & Salutations
Howl 19-09-2011 22-10-2011 tip23 - Greetings & Salutations
Feel for you 09-04-2012 21-04-2012 tip30 - -
Islands 06-01-2014 11-01-2014 44 1 Little Heavy Burdens
Northern Rd. - 10-05-2014 tip7 - Little Heavy Burdens
No Regrets - 18-10-2014 tip4 - Little Heavy Burdens

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