Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Maroon 5

I think all of us know that Maroon 5 is an awesome band. Their last album “Overexposed” is very popular and nice album. Two singles of this album already reached at Billboard’s top chart. So, now it’s time to know about them.

Maroon 5 is an American band. The band is from Los Angeles, California. There are four original members in this band. The main member of the band is Adam Levine. The members of this band have known each other since they were attending Brentwood School. At the school Adam Levine and Jesse Carmichael joined up with Ryan Dusick and Micky Madden to form Kara’s Flower. On September 16, 1995, the band played its first gig at Whisky a Go Go. Indie producer Tommy Allen heard them play, while they were playing a beach party in Malibu. Tommy Allen offered to manage them and record a complete album with his partner John De Nicola. Bob Cavallo; management team heard this record, which eventually led to their deal with Reprise Records. After that they released “The Fourth World” in 1996. The failure of this album was a huge disappointment that led them to break up. The album sold only 5,000 copies. After only six months they were dropped.

They returned in 2000. And they brought those influence with them. They released an album in 2002. The first single of the album slowly started to pick up air play and helped to sell the album. The album had reached top 20 of the Billboard 200. The single “Harder to Breath” reached the Top 20 on Billboard Hot 100 single charts. In September 2004 the album peaked at #6 on the Billboard 200. In 2005 Maroon 5 played Live 8, in Philadelphia. The second album of Maroon 5 was released worldwide in May 2007. The name of the album is “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long”. Single “Makes Me Wonder” was the no.1 selling single and video on iTunes. This single was released to radio on March 27, 2007. The rerelease of the album featured a new duet version of “If I Never See Your Face Again”. This song was with Rihanna. This song also appeared on the rerelease of Rihanna’s album “Good Girl Gone Bad”. They also released the album’s 5th single “Goodnight Goodnight”.

Maroon 5’s third studio album released on September 21, 2010. The name of the album was “Hands All Over”. Single “Moves Like Jagger” reached number one on the Billboard hot 100 in September 2011. Maroon 5 also recorded a song for The Hunger Games Mvie. The name of the song is “Come Away to The Water” in 2011. The sound track was released on March 20th, 2012. Maroon 5 premiered their new song, the first single of their 4th album named “Overexposed”, on April 16, 2012. The name of their new song was Payphone. This song reached no.1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Another single of the album named “One More Night” also reached no.1 on the Billboard Hot 100. 

Maroon 5 is a very nice band. I personally like The Maroon 5 very much.


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