Shiny Toy Guns

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Biography

S hiny Toy Guns is an alternative/electronic band which formed in Los Angeles, California, United States in 2002. The band consists of Carah Faye Charnow (vocals), Gregori Chad Petree (vocals, guitar), Jeremy Dawson (synths, bass) and Mikey Martin (drums).

Gregori Chad Petree and Jeremy Dawson grew up in Oklahoma and were involved in previous music projects together, including the soundtrack for the videogame Grand Theft Auto III in 2000 and Cloud2Ground. After relocating to Los Angeles, California, in 2004, the two recruited vocalist Carah Faye Charnow and drummer Mikey Martin.

Their debut album, We Are Pilots was originally released in January 2005, though versions of the album featuring different cover art and tracklisting would be released later the following year. This album featured their UK debut single "You Are The One." The band's second studio album, Season of Poison, was released on 4th November 2008, with Treasure as vocalist.

Their most popular tracks from the first album are Don't Cry Out, You Are The One, and Le Disko. The group has gained popularity since then and even appeared on David Letterman in late 2006. They have released two singles from their second album: "Ghost Town" and "Ricochet!"

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dance, electronic, indie, rock

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