Varsity (band)

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Varsity
OriginChicago, Illinois
GenresIndie rock, indie pop
Years active2013 (2013)–present
Websitewww.varsitytunes.com
Members
  • Stephanie Smith
  • Dylan Weschler
  • Patrick Stanton
  • Jake Stolz
  • Paul Stolz
Past membersSpencer Smith

Varsity is an American indie rock band from Chicago, Illinois.

History[edit]

Varsity released a song on their Bandcamp page in 2013 titled Turns Out, with a B-Side titled Downtown.[1] Varsity released their first EP titled Thanks For Nothing in 2014.[2] Varsity released their self-titled first full-length album in 2015.[3][4] In 2015, Varsity released a new song titled Cult of Personality, with a B-Side titled So Sad, So Sad.[5] In mid 2016, Varsity released a song titled Smash, with a B-Side titled Still Apart.[6][7]

Band Members[edit]

  • Stephanie Smith – Lead Vocals / Synth
  • Dylan Weschler – Guitar / Backing Vocals
  • Patrick Stanton – Guitar
  • Paul Stolz – Bass Guitar
  • Jake Stolz – Drums

Discography[edit]

Studio Albums

  • Varsity (2015) (Self-released / Jurassic Pop Records)
  • Parallel Person (2018) (Babe City Records)

EPs

  • Thanks For Nothing (2014) (Self-released)

Singles

  • Turns Out / Downtown (2013) (Self-released)
  • Cult of Personality / So Sad, So Sad (2015) (Self-released)
  • Eye To Eye / Kelly (2016) (Self-released)
  • Smash / Still Apart (2016) (Self-released)
  • The Dogs Only Listen to Him / UFO (2018) (Run For Cover Records)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Varsity". The Deli Magazine. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Varsity". The Deli Magazine. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  3. ^ Julious, Britt. "Varsity is ready for the next level". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  4. ^ Terry, Josh. "Exclusive: Varsity announces debut album, makes blissful indie pop on 'Hairpool'". RedEye. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  5. ^ Terry, Josh. "Exclusive: Varsity premieres new single 'Cult of Personality'". RedEye. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  6. ^ Anthony, David. "Varsity strides forward with newfound confidence on its latest single". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  7. ^ Doyle, Liam. "VARSITY – SMASH / STILL APART". Wake The Deaf. Retrieved 18 December 2016.