Stuck in the Sound

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Stuck in the Sound
OriginParis, France
GenresIndie rock
Years active2002 (2002)–present
LabelsStuck Records
It's Record
Discograph
Websitehttp://www.stuckinthesound.com/
MembersJosé Reis Fontão
Emmanuel Barichasse
Arno Bordas
François Ernie
Romain Della Valle

Stuck in the Sound is a French indie rock band formed in Paris in 2002.[1] The current band line up consists of José Reis Fontão (lead vocals and guitar), Emmanuel Barichasse (lead guitar), Arno Bordas (bass guitar) and François Ernie (drums and backing vocals).[1] The group are presently signed to Discograph Records and have to date released five studio albums; their first commercially released album Stuck In The Sound was released in 2004 and their most recent album, Survivor, was released in early 2016.

History[edit]

Stuck in the Sound were formed in Paris in 2002. The four group members shared a love of the band Nirvana and its lead singer Kurt Cobain.[2] The name "Stuck in the Sound" came from the fact that when the band first started they locked themselves in a cellar and made music, so they were literally "stuck in the sound".[2] The group released their eponymous début studio album on 1 October 2004, on a compact disc produced by the band's own record label, Stuck Records.[3] Some time after this, the band were signed by French record label Discograph. On 6 September 2006 the band released their first extended play, the Toy Boy EP, which contained four tracks, three of them from their second album.[4]

Two months to the day after the release of the EP their second, although first commercially released, studio album Nevermind the Living Dead was released as a download, CD and LP in France and as a download in a number of other countries.[5] Despite the album failing to enter any national charts, a number of tracks from Nevermind the Living Dead were featured on various compilation albums; "Never On the Radio" appeared on the Les Inrockuptibles Made In France compilation and "Toy Boy" was included on EMI France's L'Alternative Rock collection.[6] In 2008, the song "Toy Boy" was included on the soundtrack of the video game Guitar Hero World Tour.[7]

During the same year, the band began recording their third studio album. They released the single "Ouais" on 1 December 2008 to precede the album and on 26 January 2009, Shoegazing Kids was released to moderate commercial success, achieving a peak position of No. 69 on the French album chart and staying in the Top 200 for a total of six weeks.[8] In France, the album sold over 10,000 copies.[9] "Shoot Shoot", the second single from Shoegazing Kids was brought out on 29 June 2009.[10]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

  • Toy Boy (2006)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stuck In The Sound - discography, line-up, biography, interviews, photos". Spirit of Rock. Retrieved 2009-10-11.
  2. ^ a b "Stuck in the Sound aux prises avec Les Peanuts" (in French). Les Peanuts. 2009-05-08. Retrieved 2009-10-11.
  3. ^ "Stuck in the Sound - Stuck in the Sound (Album)". Discogs. Retrieved 2009-10-11.
  4. ^ "Stuck in the Sound - Toy Boy E.P." Discogs. Retrieved 2009-10-11.
  5. ^ "Stuck in the Sound - Nevermind the Living Dead". Discogs. Retrieved 2009-10-11.
  6. ^ "Stuck in the Sound Discography". Discogs. Retrieved 2009-10-11.
  7. ^ Winistorfer, Andrew (2008-09-15). "Official Guitar Hero World Tour track list announced". Prefixmag.com. Retrieved 2009-10-11.
  8. ^ "Stuck in the Sound - Shoegazing Kids" (in French). lescharts.com. Retrieved 2009-10-11.
  9. ^ "Stuck in the Sound" (in French). Le Parisien. 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2009-10-11.
  10. ^ "Stuck in the Sound - Shoot Shoot (7")". Discogs. Retrieved 2009-10-11.

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