Sir Sly

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Sir Sly
Sir Sly Live 2014.jpg
Sir Sly Live at SoHo in Santa Barbara 2014
Background information
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Alternative rock, indie pop, psychedelic rock
Years active 2012- Present
Labels Interscope, National Anthem, Neon Gold, Cherrytree
Website sir-sly.com
Members
  • Landon Jacobs
  • Jason Suwito
  • Hayden Coplen

Philippe Gutierrez (Touring Member)

Chase Kensrue (Touring Member)

Sir Sly is an American indie pop band[1] formed and based in Los Angeles, California, United States. The band is fronted by vocalist Landon Jacobs with instrumentalists Jason Suwito and Hayden Coplen accompanying him.[2] The trio gradually built a steady following and managed to top The Hype Machine chart, eventually revealing their identities.[2]

Their debut single, "Ghost", was released on March 4, 2013, on the National Anthem and Neon Gold labels followed by the single "Gold" on May 21, 2013.[2][3] "Gold" peaked at No. 27 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart and No. 45 on the Rock Airplay chart.[4][5] "Gold" is also featured in the video game, MLB 14: The Show.

They gained international fame after the Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag accolade trailer was released in which their song "Gold" was used.

Their debut album You Haunt Me was released on September 16, 2014.[6]

Their song "Gold", remixed by Betablock3r, has been featured in a Cadillac advertisement.[7]

Their single "You Haunt Me" peaked at number 3 on Sirius XM's Alt 18 countdown on AltNation during the week of 10.18.14 [8]

On March 11, 2016, the band released the song "Expectations". According to the band, "Expectations" was one of the first written for their LP2, yet as the music grew it no longer fit with the sound of the album and is now a standalone.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[9]
US
Alt.

[10]
US
Rock

[11]
You Haunt Me 76 14 27
Don't You Worry, Honey

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays
Title Album details
Gold
  • Released: May 21, 2013 (US)[14]
  • Label: Interscope
  • Formats: Digital download

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
Alt.

[4]
US
Rock

[15]
CAN
Rock

[16]
"Ghost"[17] 2013 Gold
"Gold" 27 [A]
"Miracle"[18] Non-album single
"You Haunt Me"[19] 2014 You Haunt Me
"Expectations" 2016 Non-album single
"High" 2017 3 18 11 Don't You Worry, Honey
"Altar"
"Astronaut"
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Gold" did not enter the Hot Rock Songs chart, but peaked at number 36 on the Rock Airplay chart.[5]

Other releases[edit]

In October 2015, Raeko (the alter ego of Suwito)[20] recorded the song "Back 2 U" with Maya Tuttle of American majestic rock ensemble The Colourist.[21][22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://m.csindy.com/coloradosprings/synth-popsters-sir-sly-on-losing-their-religion/Content?oid=2940702
  2. ^ a b c "New band of the day: Sir Sly (No 1,434)". The Guardian. London. January 18, 2013. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Gold – Sir Sly". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Sir Sly – Chart History: Alternative Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Sir Sly – Chart History: Rock Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Sir Sly - Cover Photos". Facebook. 2014-07-28. Retrieved 2015-10-21. 
  7. ^ "Cadillac Summer's Best Event TV Commercial, 'Robot Arms'". iSpot.tv. 2014-07-03. Retrieved 2015-10-21. 
  8. ^ "#ALT18 Results - wk of 10.18.14". Facebook.com. Retrieved 2015-10-21. 
  9. ^ "Sir Sly – Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Sir Sly – Chart History: Alternative Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Sir Sly – Chart History: Top Rock Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 
  12. ^ "You Haunt Me by Sir Sly". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Don't You Worry, Honey by Sir Sly". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved June 30, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Gold – EP by Sir Sly". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved March 29, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Sir Sly – Chart History: Rock Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 19, 2017. 
  16. ^ "Billboard.biz search: Sir Sly Canada Rock". billboard.com. Retrieved 30 June 2017. 
  17. ^ "Ghost – Sir Sly". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved March 29, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Sir Sly". sir-sly.com. Archived from the original on March 28, 2014. Retrieved March 29, 2014. 
  19. ^ "You Haunt Me – Sir Sly". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 
  20. ^ "Raeko & Mating Ritual team up on "Everybody Knows"". Earmilk. Retrieved 2015-10-21. 
  21. ^ "Back 2 U (feat. Maya Tuttle) by RAEKO, posted on music blogs / Hype Machine". Hypem.com. Retrieved 2015-10-21. 
  22. ^ "Sir Sly - Timeline Photos". Facebook. Retrieved 2015-10-21. 

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