Five reasons why you need to check out rising indie-pop group Echosmith
Making grand strides in the world of indie pop is the sibling quartet, Echosmith. The group features lead singer Sydney Sierota backed by her brothers, Jamie on guitar, Noah on bass and Graham on drums. Jamie and Noah also act as back up vocalists, while Sydney occasionally plays keyboard. The band achieved breakout success with their single “Cool Kids” released in 2014. They continued to soar to popularity with their follow up singles. For readers who still haven’t heard of the band or their hit single, and those who want to learn more about the group, here are some reasons why you need to check them out.
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These California-born siblings grew up in a musical household sharing their love for music acts as varied as Coldplay, U2, Fleetwood Mac, Joy Division and The Smiths. They learned to play various musical instruments at a young age and they continue to prove that they are talented.
Echosmith have toured with some big names in the music industry, including the likes of Owl City, American Authors and Young the Giant. It was through touring on the Warped Tour bus that the quartet originally gained nationwide popularity.
The band emerged as a breakout act after the success of their smash hit single “Cool Kids.” The single was certified double platinum by the RIAA and ranks among the top fifteen on “The Billboard Hot 100” and at number two on the “Heatseekers Songs” list. The music video for the song has racked up almost thirty million views on YouTube.
The group is signed to the famous Warner Bros. Records under whom they released their debut studio project, Talking Dreams. For a debut effort by a relatively obscure music act, the album performed splendidly on the charts ranking at first place on the “Top Heatseekers” chart and then steadily climbing from the 109 position on “The Billboard 200” to a place among the top forty.
Ever since the release of “Cool Kids,” these four siblings have been creating a buzz in entertainment circles. MTV proclaimed them a “buzz-worthy obsession” while Associated Press placed them in their list of “100 Bands You Need To Know in 2013.” They have also been featured by the likes of Billboard, TeenVogue, USA Today and Rolling Stone. Moreover, they made appearances in the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers.
On the back of their success with “Cool Kids” and recent hit “Bright,” the band will soon be hitting the road. Grab Echosmith tickets to see their awesome live performance and prepare to be blown away by their outstanding talent.