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|Origin||Chicago, Illinois / Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Genres||Pop, Dance, Rock|
|Labels||Sony Music Entertainment, Almost Gold Recordings, Brilliante Records|
|Members||Justin Sconza (vocals, keyboards, guitar)
Andrew Adzemovic (guitar, vocals)
Colin Yarck (keyboards, drum machine, etc)
|Past members||Pat Pellegrini
Walter Meego formed in 2004 by Justin Sconza (guitar, keyboards and vocals), Pat Pellegrini, and Colin Yarck (production) in the basement of Pellegrini's house. Patrick Pellegrini left the band in 2005. In 2007, Andrew Adzemovic (guitar and vocals) joined. They released a series of EPs before their debut album, "Voyager", which came out in May 2008. The band's second full-length LP "Wondervalley" was released in November 2010 as a free download on the band's website, or as a paid download on iTunes.
Several of the band's songs have been featured on TV shows and advertisements, including ABC's Ugly Betty and the Heineken Beertender ads which aired in the spring and summer of 2008. Additionally, Justin Sconza's solo song, "Pretty Picture," was featured in the Cox Communications ad "Pod," starting in the summer of 2008. The spot was produced by Jan Chen and Lane Nakamura.
On October 12, 2011, Walter Meego's end was officially announced via the group's Twitter account.
Albums Voyager (Sony/Almost Gold Recordings, 2008) Wondervalley 2010
EPs Walter Meego EP (Self Released, 2005) Romantic EP (Brilliante Records, 2007) "Through a Keyhole Tour EP (Almost Gold Recordings, 2007)
Singles "Usually" (Single - Self Released, 2005) "Hollywood / Through a Keyhole" (Double Single - Brilliante Records, 2006) "Through a Keyhole" (UK Only Single - Minds on Fire Records, 2007)
Compilations Music for Robots Vol. 2 (2006) Insound.com SXSW 2007 (2007)
Other Make it High Mixtape (2006) [not pictured above]
Related Paint by Numbers EP (Justin Sconza EP, 2006)
- waltermeego [@waltermeego] (12 October 2011). "the book of walter meego is officially closed. my next thing is gonna be MIRIDOR. 80's fantasy pop. more to follow..." (Tweet) – via Twitter.