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Wallows

Wallows is an American alternative rock band based in Los Angeles composed of Dylan Minnette (guitar and vocals), Braeden Lemasters (guitar and vocals), and Cole Preston (drums and vocals). The band began releasing songs independently in April 2017 starting with "Pleaser", which reached number two on the Spotify Global Viral 50 chart. In April 2017, the band released their first single under the Wallows moniker, "Pleaser". The song would eventually reach number two on the Spotify Global Viral 50 chart and number one on the KROQ Locals Only playlist. In May 2017, Wallows released a second single, "Sun Tan", and began playing live shows in the Los Angeles area, selling out The Roxy and the Troubadour. Their third single, "Uncomfortable", was released in September 2017. In November 2017, their song "Pulling Leaves off Trees" premiered on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show. That month, the band also announced their first headlining North American tour that would run from January to March 2018. The tour started in San Francisco on January 24. In February 2018, the band announced that they had signed to Atlantic Records and were planning to release their major label debut EP [italics]Spring[/italics], in April 2018. They also released the single, "Pictures of Girls", their first on Atlantic. The song was chosen as a "Critical Cut" by SiriusXM Alt Nation. The [italics]Spring[/italics] EP was released in April 2018. On February 1, 2019, Wallows released the single "Are You Bored Yet?" from their debut album, [italics]Nothing Happens[/italics]. The track featured Clairo, along with a music video featuring cameo appearances from Noah Centineo and The Regrettes. The music video was subsequently nominated for an MTV Video Music Award in the "Best Push Performance of the Year" category. "Are You Bored Yet" was a certified 2× platinum single by the RIAA, becoming the band's first song to be certified platinum. This song serves as the lead single to their debut album, [italics]Nothing Happens[/italics], released on March 22, 2019. The album received generally positive reviews and peaked at number 75 on the US Billboard 200. It also reached No. 8 and 13 on the Billboard Alternative and Rock Album charts respectively. [italics]Nothing Happens[/italics] was released on March 22, 2019. The songs "Scrawny” and “Sidelines” were also released as singles from the album. On March 20, 2020, Wallows released the single "OK" alongside a music video. On September 9, 2020, Wallows released another single "Nobody Gets Me (Like You)" alongside the announcement for their second major EP [italics]Remote[/italics] that was released on October 23, 2020. On February 15, 2021, Wallows announced a deluxe version of [italics]Remote[/italics] alongside the release of a new single "Quarterback". The deluxe edition was released on February 19, 2021, with two new tracks, the previously released single, "OK", and a remixed version of "OK" that features Remi Wolf and Solomonophonic. The deluxe edition also marked Cole Preston's debut as a solo vocalist for the band. On September 30, 2021, Wallows released the single "I Don't Want to Talk". This song is the lead single off of their sophomore album, [italics]Tell Me That It's Over[/italics], released on March 25, 2022. Wallows embarked on their [italics]Tell Me That It's Over[/italics] Tour in April 2022 and will be touring throughout 2022 and into 2023. Wallows have cited Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes, The Libertines, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, and The Smiths as influences. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.
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