The Year of Acceleration

The Year of Acceleration

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Year of Acceleration have a repertoire of original songs crafted with pop sensibility, classic hooks and modern appeal. They tell stories of love won and lost with the lofty idealism of early U2, the melancholia of Echo and the Bunnymen and the darkness of Factory Records.

Biography

With an attention-grabbing stage presence, The Year of Acceleration have a repertoire of original songs crafted with classic hooks, modern appeal and pop sensibility. They tell stories of love won and lost with the lofty idealism of early U2, the melancholia of Echo and the Bunnymen and the darkness-tinged fun of Factory Records.

After being told that it was their "Year of Acceleration" brothers and founding members Christopher (vocals) and Scott "The Black Cat" (bass) began work on what would become the Year of Acceleration. Josh (drums) and Marcus (guitars) soon followed to complete the lineup.

The Year’s self-produced debut LP "Used to Have a Life," has garnered accolades from fans and industry professionals alike. Singles are in regular rotation on radio stations domestically and around the world. Songs such as “Prescription Medicine”, “Static On A Record”, and “Can I Die To This” have received attention and won awards in such venues as Garageband, Myspace, and NME.

The Year of Acceleration have proven to be just what audiences crave. Thousands of fans are witnessing the genius and broad appeal of The Year. They have been hand picked to share the stage with such acclaimed acts as, OK GO!, Frausdots, Ambulette, West Indian Girl, The Strays, Long-view, and She Wants Revenge.

Contact:
Email: admin@theyeartheband.com
Website: www.theyeartheband.com
Myspace: www.myspace.com/theyearofacceleration (low res mp3’s)
EPK: www.sonicbids.com/theyearofacceleration (streaming audio)
The Year of Acceleration
P.O. Box 57536
Tucson AZ 85732-7536

Discography

"Used to have a life" LP - Debut Release - Aug '05

"Sympathies from the shoreline" EP - Forthcoming - '07

Set List

Usually The Year of Acceleration will choose any number of original songs from their ever growing repertoire. Sets are generally in the 45 min. area, but can be adjusted depending on the performance. The band has also been known to do some very interesting interpretations of famous and not so famous songs of yester year.