Wave (band)

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Origin Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada
Genres Pop rock, Pop
Years active c. 1999–2003 (2003)
Labels Warner
Members Dave Thomson
Paul Gigliotti

Wave was a Canadian pop rock duo composed of Dave Thomson and Paul Gigliotti. They formed in 1999 in Niagara Falls, Ontario and are best known for their 2001 single, "California" which reached number-one in Canada.


The band members were Dave Thomson and Paul Gigliotti. They were signed by Warner Music Canada and released their debut album, Nothing as It Seems. Their radio single "California" quickly increased in airplay and reached number-one on the Canadian pop charts, helping sales figures of the album to reach Gold certification.[1] They also had the top 20 hits, Think It Over and Don't Say Sarah. Top 40 hits included That's How It Feels and Sleepless.


  • Paul Gigliotti (1999-2003)
  • Dave Thomson (1999-2003)


Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions
2001 Nothing as It Seems 29
2002 State of Mind
  • Release date: October 15, 2002
  • Label: Warner Music Canada


Year Single Peak positions Album
2001 "California" 1[2] Nothing as It Seems
"Think It Over" 2
2002 "Sleepless" 23
"That's How It Feels" 10 State of Mind
"Don't Say Sarah" 18


  1. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certification - January 2002". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2010-08-19. 
  2. ^ "Aug 10, 2001". muchmusic.com. Archived from the original on 2012-09-06. 

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