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Phoenix at the Eurockéennes of 2007
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Phoenix is a rock band from Versailles, France, consisting of Thomas Mars (lead vocals/ drums/ percussion), Deck d'Arcy (bass/ keyboards/ backing vocals), Christian Mazzalai (guitar/ keyboards/ backing vocals) and Laurent Brancowitz (guitar/ backing vocals). They are best known for their singles "Too Young," "If I Ever Feel Better," and "1901."
- 1 History
- 2 Members
- 3 Discography
- 4 Music videos
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Formation and early years
Phoenix was conceived in the 1990s when vocalist Thomas Mars, bassist Deck d'Arcy, and guitarist Chris Mazzalai, who were all friends in school, started playing together as a "garage band" based out of Mars's house in the suburbs of Paris. In 1995, Laurent Brancowitz, Mazzalai's older brother, permanently joined the band on guitar after the end of Darlin', a short-lived band that Brancowitz had formed with Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (Bangalter and de Homem-Christo later formed Daft Punk). Two years later the band took on the name Phoenix and pressed 500 copies of a single on their own label, Ghettoblaster. Shortly after, they were signed to the Paris-based Source Records. Phoenix quickly became well acquainted with labelmates Air when they acted as their backing band on several UK TV appearances.
United, Alphabetical, and Live! Thirty Days Ago (2000–2004)
Phoenix began releasing singles in 1999, the first of these being "Heatwave" and "Party Time," the latter of which would eventually appear on their debut album, United. The single "Too Young" was released on May 22, 2000, along with remixes of the track by Zoot Woman and Le Knight Club. "Too Young" was the band's first single to chart, reaching No. 97 in France and No. 148 in the UK. The band's debut album, United, was released on June 12, 2000. It featured the singles "Party Time" and "Too Young," with "If I Ever Feel Better" being announced as the third single from the album on January 22, 2001, and charting in several countries, reaching No. 12 in France and No. 4 in Italy. United received positive reviews, although the band did not reach mainstream success. "Too Young" was included on the soundtrack for the movie Lost in Translation (which was directed by Mars' future wife, Sofia Coppola), as well as in the movie Shallow Hal.
Shortly after the release of United, Phoenix begun work on a second album, recording in 2003 and 2004 and releasing the singles "Run Run Run" and "Everything is Everything" in 2004. The band's sophomore album, Alphabetical, was released on March 22, 2004 and saw the band reach more mainstream success, with both singles reaching some alternative rock airplay charts.[which?] French fashion designer Hedi Slimane commissioned a special mix of their song "Victim of the Crime," taken from Alphabetical, as the soundtrack to one of his runway shows for menswear clothing retailer Dior Homme.
Following Alphabetical, the band toured three continents, playing 150 dates. This tour was followed up with a live album, Live! Thirty Days Ago, released only thirty days after the end of the tour.
It's Never Been Like That and Kitsuné Tabloid (2005–2009)
After their Alphabetical tour, Phoenix spent time in Berlin during the summer of 2005, making use of Planet Roc studios to produce their third album. On May 8, 2006, the band released the lead single from the album, titled "Long Distance Call." American band Paramore would go on to perform a cover of the song live on Taratata, a French TV show. Phoenix's third studio album, titled It's Never Been Like That, was released on May 15, 2006. To promote the release of the album, Phoenix toured the United States and Europe in 2006. The album charted in several countries, reaching even greater success than Alphabetical, although it still did not chart in much of North America. It's Never Been Like That was re-released in Mexico later that year, with the so-called "tour edition" featuring four bonus tracks recorded live in Oslo from the tour. On September 11, 2006, the track "Consolation Prizes" was announced to be the second single from It's Never Been Like That.
Phoenix curated a compilation album for French electronic music record and fashion label Kitsuné. It was released on March 23, 2009, and includes music by Elvis Costello, Roxy Music, Kiss, Lou Reed and others.
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix (2009–2011)
In early 2009, around the time of the release of the Phoenix's compilation album for Kitsuné, it was announced that the band would be returning with a new album titled Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, which would be released on May 25, 2009. The album was recorded in Paris, and was co-produced and mixed by Philippe Zdar of Cassius. "1901", a tribute to early Paris, was released on February 23, 2009 on the band's website as a free download. Due to extremely positive reviews, the song was then issued as a retail single and aired for the first time on Australian radio station Triple J. In June 2009, after the release of the album, Phoenix first appeared on the cover of the 62nd issue of The FADER publication. As the album's popularity rapidly grew, "Lisztomania" and "Lasso" were issued as the second and third singles from Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.
As it became apparent that "1901" was Phoenix's biggest success yet, the song was performed live on several TV shows and began to appear everywhere. "1901" was featured in the US during Super Bowl XLV in a Green Bay Packers montage, and was also performed on Saturday Night Live along with "Too Young" and "Lisztomania" on April 4. Phoenix also performed "Lisztomania" on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, "Girlfriend" on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and "1901" on the Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien.
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix won Best Alternative Music Album at the 2009 Grammy Awards on January 31, 2010. Shortly afterwards, "1901" hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Alternative Songs chart. The album was the first Phoenix album to be certified gold and appeared on numerous "Best of" lists at the end of 2010, including Rolling Stone magazine. In addition, "1901" and "Lisztomania" were certified platinum and gold, respectively.
Following the album's release, Phoenix appeared at various major music festivals, including the Austin City Limits Music Festival in 2009, Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California in 2010, the 2010 Bonnaroo Music Festival, the Southside Festival and Hurricane Festival in Germany, the 2010 Lollapalooza Music Festival, the Mile High Music Festival, Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in San Francisco, California, Rock Werchter 2010 in Belgium, and the 2010 Reading and Leeds Festivals. On October 20, 2010, French electronic music group Daft Punk, composing of guitarist Christian Mazzalai's childhood friends Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christomade, made a special appearance for their show in Madison Square Garden.
AllMusic, a review website, commented favourably on the release of the album. "Beyond containing the band's best, most efficient songwriting, the album also stands apart from the first three studio albums by projecting a cool punch that is unforced," a reviewer commented. Vocalist Thomas Mars, described as "more bright-eyed and youthful than ever," is more prominent in these songs, harmonising with the instruments. "Maybe they've just hit their stride," the reviewer said.
Phoenix are the subject of a documentary From a Mess to the Masses that documents their 2009–10 tour in support of Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. The film was directed by Antoine Wagner and Francisco Soriano—Wagner was also responsible for directing the "Lisztomania" music video. The title of the documentary is a lyrical excerpt from "Lisztomania" and the total running time is 52 minutes. From a Mess to the Masses premiered in Germany and France on the Arte television network on 13 October 2011.
On April 5, 2011, the band posted a blog update on their website entitled "Songwriting..." that revealed CCTV stills of a studio in which the band was working. The band stated in interviews that the album would be a departure from the pop sounds of Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, and they were trying to create something more experimental. That same year, vocalist Thomas Mars married American screenwriter and director Sofia Coppola, whom he had met while producing the soundtrack to The Virgin Suicides in 1999.
On January 16, 2012, the band revealed that they had completed four songs for the fifth album and it was scheduled for a late summer 2012 release, with an autumn tour. Daniel Glass, the founder of Glassnote Records, stated in relation to the material, "It's very hard to beat Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, but this could be revolutionary." The band then updated its webpage to display the cryptic words Pluviôse (until the end of March 2012), Thermidor (from April 2012) and Vendémiaire (from September 2012)—the words replaced the CCTV still that was published in October 2011. Pluviôse, Thermidor and Vendémiaire are three of the months of the French Republican Calendar (also known as the Revolutionary Calendar). Although the band had previously announced that a new album would be released in late summer 2012, no announcement was made about the album's release.
On January 16, 2013, exactly one year after the announcement that the band had completed four songs for the album, Bankrupt! was revealed as the title of the fifth album and a teaser was released on the Phoenix website. On February 12, 2013, a redesigned Phoenix website further promoted the Bankrupt! album, with an official release date of April 22, 2013, published on the website's opening page that features an animated writing sequence. A message from the band is written by an invisible hand, while music plays and states, mostly in English, with some French: "Dear all, our new album, Bankrupt!, will be released the week of April 22nd. Here [the word "Here" is a link to the website page that reveals both the album cover art and the track listing] is the track listing as well as the album cover. Much love et à bientôt ["and see you soon"]. Thomas Branco Mazzalai Deck." The cover depicts a color drawing of a peach next to a peach slice, with a pink flower and two green leaves; the track listing included song titles such as the title track, "S.O.S. in Bel Air", "Bourgeois", and "Oblique City". Consistent updates in relation to the fifth album appeared on the band's Facebook page and, from February 12, 2013, the page reflected the aesthetic of Bankrupt!. On January 21, 2013, the page's cover photo was changed to a straightforward pink and black image in which the words "Phoenix Bankrupt!" were written in large, bold and black capital letters against a plain pink background. This cover photo was then replaced on February 12, 2013 with an image of the word "Phoenix" written in large, bold and white capital letters against a light grey background. A schedule of the major music festivals that Phoenix would perform at in support of the new album was announced and headline positions were confirmed for Germany's Rock am Ring and Rock im Park Festivals, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Primavera Sound, and Lollapalooza. The band also appeared at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee, and appeared alongside acts such as Beyoncé and Nine Inch Nails at the "Made in America" festival during Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia, US.
On February 18, 2013, the band released "Entertainment", the first single from the album. A music video for the song, directed by Patrick Daughters, was released on March 7, 2013. On March 28, Phoenix started their 2013 tour in Vancouver, Canada, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and performed their first concert in two years—the show's set list included "Sunskrupt!", a song that combines "Bankrupt!" and "Love Like a Sunset". Phoenix performed on American television during the next month—on April 6, Phoenix was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live and performed "Entertainment" and "Trying to Be Cool/Drakkar Noir"; on April 18, 2013, the band repeated the two-song set list on Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
On April 22, 2013, Phoenix played a rare London show at Shepherd's Bush Empire on the day that Bankrupt! was released. Mars entered the crowd and sang while immersed in the audience for a large portion of the show; he then climbed up cables to the first-level balcony and "crowd-surfed" his way back to the stage. In a review of the performance, music writer Josh Holliday declared: "And along with peace, love and understanding, what the world needs now is a band we can all believe in as one. That band is Phoenix." On May 6, 2013, Phoenix were taped for the thirty-ninth season of live music television series Austin City Limits (ACL) at Moody Theatre in Austin, Texas, US. Mars again sang from the audience and, at the end, walked onto the mezzanine while singing and thanked the audience along the way. Terry Likona, executive producer of the show, announced that Phoenix would co-headline the two-weekend Austin City Limits Music Festival in October 2013, alongside other big acts such as Kings of Leon, Wilco, and Depeche Mode.
In media articles on Bankrupt! after the album's release, Mars provided insight into the circumstances that influenced the creation of the band's fifth album: "At that time, we started talking about success and not music. I guess it was time to protect ourselves and focus on music again." Mars made reference to the period of intensive public attention that occurred in the wake of the Grammy Award-winning Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, Phoenix's first record to achieve gold certification. Mars also reflected on the benefits of the band's belated success: "We're lucky that we didn't have a hit single for a while, so when we play live, people are not expecting just one song, and we don't tour as a greatest hits band, which can be sad, I'm sure." In a more general sense, Mars also emphasized the importance of the live setting for Phoenix and its relationship to studio work: "I guess we're perfectionists in the way that when we make an album, we know it's going to last. It's important that it's exactly how we want it to be. But when the record is done, it's all about imperfection. It's all about playing live." Phoenix also used the Harrison 4032 solid-state recording console, the same console used on Michael Jackson's Thriller, to mix Bankrupt!. The console was purchased on eBay and shipped to Paris. Bankrupt! debuted at number 4 on the American Billboard 200 albums chart and a Phoenix world tour was completed over a large part of 2013.
Phoenix appeared in the 2015 Netflix special A Very Murray Christmas, directed by Mars' wife Sofia Coppola. The group performed a cover of The Beach Boys' "Alone on Christmas Day", with Bill Murray providing backing vocals.
Ti Amo (2016–present)
In November 2016, Phoenix mysteriously changed their social media themes to a TV holding screen image. They also announced a series of festival appearances in Spain and France. On 4 January 2017, it was announced that they would be in a headlining spot at Governors Ball in New York City the first weekend of June, which would be their first show since 2014.
On March 1, 2017, Phoenix again updated social media, teasing new music with a 30-second clip, and announcing multiple tour dates. By April 24, 2017, the band had announced that their sixth album, Ti Amo, would be released on June 9, 2017. Three days later, on April 27, 2017, the band released the album's first single, "J-Boy" (J-Boy stands for "Just Because Of You"). This was followed by the release of the title track, "Ti Amo," on May 18, 2017 and the single "Goodbye Soleil" on June 2, 2017, just a week before the album's release. Phoenix is currently touring to promote the release of Ti Amo and will tour until November 19.
- Thomas Mars – lead vocals, drums, percussion (1999–present)
- Deck d'Arcy – bass, keyboards (1999–present)
- Laurent Brancowitz – guitar, keyboards (1999–present)
- Christian Mazzalai – guitar (1999–present)
|Year||Details||Peak chart positions||Certifications
|2006||It's Never Been Like That
|2009||Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix||14||13||66||27||19||18||64||39||34||23||54||37|
|2004||Live! Thirty Days Ago
|2010||iTunes Live from SoHo EP|
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Certifications
|"If I Ever Feel Better"||2001||12||—||—||4||67||23||65||—||—||—|
|"Everything Is Everything"||2004||—||—||—||40||91||—||74||—||—||—||Alphabetical|
|"Run Run Run"||—||—||—||—||—||—||66||—||—||—|
|"Long Distance Call"||2006||—||—||—||49||—||—||—||—||—||—||It's Never Been Like That|
||Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix|
|"Trying to Be Cool"||—||70||—||—||—||—||—||—||10||31|
|"S.O.S. in Bel Air"||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|"Alone on Christmas Day"
(with Bill Murray)
|"(You Can't Blame It On) Anybody"||2004||Alphabetical|
|"Rally"||2007||It's Never Been Like That|
|"Fences"||2009||Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix|
- "Funky Squaredance" (2000): directed by Roman Coppola
- "Too Young" (2001): directed by Steven Hanft
- "If I Ever Feel Better" (2001): directed by Alex and Martin
- "Everything Is Everything" (2004): directed by Roman Coppola
- "Run Run Run" (2004): directed by Mathieu Tonetti
- "I'm An Actor" (2004)
- "Long Distance Call" (2006): directed by Roman Coppola
- "Consolation Prizes" (2006): directed by Daniel Askill
- "Rally" (2007): directed by Daniel Askill and Lorin Askill
- "Lisztomania" (2009): directed by Antoine Wagner
- "1901" (2009): directed by Dylan Byrne (Dazed Digital) and Ben Strebel (Bogstandard)
- "Entertainment" (2013): directed by Patrick Daughters
- "Trying to Be Cool/Drakkar Noir" (2013): directed by CANADA
- "Chloroform" (2013): directed by Sofia Coppola
- "J-Boy" (2017): directed by Warren Fu
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