Superhero (band)

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Superhero is a British Christian rock band. They come from Glasgow in Scotland (United Kingdom). The band tour extensively throughout the UK, Europe and the United States. Superhero have toured with bands like: Delirious?, Skillet, DecembeRadio and have supported the likes of Switchfoot, Third Day, Newsboys, Rebecca St James and others as well as mainstream acts like Futureheads and Bell X1. More recently the band have started to Headline their own "tours" and festivals in the UK as well as in the US and Europe, such as Flevo, Big Boss, Festival de Paque, Slot and others. Superhero toured the USA from 2007 - 2010 and are now concentrating on the UK and Eastern Europe with particular attention to Estonia and Latvia. 2014 will see Superhero embark upon their first tour in Russia.

The band were signed to Delirious record label in 2004, securing a marketing and distribution deal with Fierce. The band released 2 albums through Fierce.

The band released their 5th studio album entitled: 'Things we need for the Journey' in 2013. The new record has been picked up by record labels both here in the UK and also distrobution in the USA.

In August 2010, Superhero announced plans for a 3 year 194 date tour. The tour, which began on 7 October in California has been titled the "Battle for your Soul" Tour and continues into the UK through 2011 / 2012 / 2013 with dates in the UK, USA, and throughout Europe. The band will be partnering with other artists, evangelists and local churches and Christian groups around the UK, USA and Europe. The main focus of the tour is reaching people with the Gospel and the aim is to see in excess of 5000 young people responding to the message over the course of the tour.[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

  • "Burn and Dazzle" (2000)
  • Superhero (2004)
  • Fake Lunar Landing (2006)
  • The Bicycle Thieves (2010)
  • Things we need for the Journey (2012)

Track Listings[edit]

Superhero

Track Title Duration
01 Blame 4:35
02 Honesty 3:15
03 Stars 2:40
04 Fragile 5:01
05 Breathe 4:34
06 Break 5:21
07 Invisible 5:15
08 Everything's Fine 4:58
09 All I Know 2:53
10 Don't Run 4:28
11 Back Home 3:37

Fake_Lunar_Landing

Track Title Duration
01 Secret Life of Trees 4:50
02 Big God Theory 3:25
03 Fake Lunar Landing 3:31
04 Goodbye 4:14
05 Perfect Heart 4:58
06 Democrazy 4:38
07 Is This the End of Everything? 3:32
08 Don't Let this Day Escape 3:19
09 Time Will Tell 3:41
10 Stand Up 4:23

The Bicycle Thieves

Track Title Duration
01 Cool Police 3:08
02 Emergenza 3:36
03 The Bicycle Thieves 4:04
04 El Nino State 5:01
05 The Great and the Good 4:05
06 Delta PA 3:12
07 All You People 3:20
08 Progress to Titan 2:48
09 C-List 3:33
10 Super Intelligience 2:48

Things We Need For The Journey

Track Title Duration
01 Humans  ?
02 We Did Not Forget  ?
03 We Were There  ?
04 Things We Need For The Journey  ?
05 Troubles  ?
06 Children Of The New Generation  ?
07 OMG  ?
08 No Surrender  ?
09 Let's Kill Klaatu  ?
10 Graduation day  ?

Band members[edit]

  • Tim Cheshire - vocal, guitars
  • Mike Uphill - drums, percussion
  • Tim Bannister - guitars
  • Johnny McAdam - bass

Awards[edit]

Independent Music Awards 2013: Things We Need For The Journey - Best Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "12th Annual Independent Music Awards Winners Announced!" Independent Music Awards, 11 June 2013. Retrieved on 4 Sept. 2013.

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