The Constellations

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The Constellations
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
GenresHip hop, rock
Years active2008–2013, 2018–
Labels429 Records
Associated actsAsher Roth, Ben Allen (Animal Collective, Gnarls Barkley) and Cee-Lo (Gnarls Barkley)
MembersElijah Jones (vocals)
Wes Hoffman (bass)
Shane Human (drums)
Eddie Vu (keys)
Trevor Birdsong (guitar)
Shabnam Bashiri (bgv,keys, percussion)
Past membersJamie Gordon(Keyboards,percussion)
Ryan Davis (guitar)
Jason Nackers (drums)
Alaina Terry (bgv,keys, percussion)

The Constellations is an American hip hop/rock band formed in Atlanta, GA. They have a psychedelic soul-rock sound.


Formed in Atlanta, the band was signed to a 4-album deal with Virgin Records.[1]

Their song “We’re Here To Save The Day” was featured in the NBC season premiere of Chuck on Sept. 20, 2010 and is also included in the soundtrack for the video game NBA 2K11.

They have had their songs featured on television shows like USA's Royal Pains and Suits, The CW's The Vampire Diaries, and Fox's House. "Perfect Day" was featured in the film Horrible Bosses.

Following their 2010 debut Southern Gothic they signed with Santa Monica, CA based 429 Records and released an EP titled 'Sold Out' March 20, 2012 as an appetizer to their second full length album Do It for Free slated for a June 12, 2012 worldwide release. "Right Where I Belong" was chosen as the first single.[2] The band is touring the country in support of the album on Warped Tour.

As of September 2013, the band has been on hiatus, according to the band's Facebook page.[3]

In the fall of 2018, Elijah Jones announced that the band would release "Dreams of Oneonta" as the lead single for King of the Gutter, their first album in nearly six years.


Studio albums[edit]


  • We're Here To Save The Day (2010)
  • Setback (2010)
  • Felicia (2010) [#34 - US Alternative Songs]
  • Love Is A Murder (2010)
  • Right Where I Belong (2012)
  • Dreams of Oneonta (2018)

Music videos[edit]

  • "Setback" (2010)
  • "Perfect Day" (2010)
  • "Felicia" (2010)
  • "Love Is A Murder" (2011)
  • "Side by Side" (2012)
  • "Afterparty" (2012)
  • "Right Where I Belong" (2012)


  1. ^ Carmichael, Rodney (October 10, 2009). "Virgin Records signees, the Constellations, back in Atlanta tonight". Creative Loafing (Atlanta). Retrieved June 9, 2012.
  2. ^ "MP3 Download: The Constellations, 'Right Where I Belong'". Rolling Stone. May 7, 2012. Retrieved June 9, 2012.
  3. ^ Facebook Retrieved 2 August 2015. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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