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Using a heady mixture of precision punk and serpentine classic rock and roll (the band has drawn comparisons to everyone in the Pixies and Sonic Youth to Elvis Costello and Tom Petty), Texas-based indie outfit Spoon went from underground press darlings to 1 from the genre’s most critically acclaimed acts. Produced in Austin by vocalist/guitarist Britt Daniel and drummer Jim Eno, Spoon released its debut EP, Nefarious, on the tiny Tx imprint Fluffer Information in 1994, ultimately re-recording three from the songs because of its 1996 full-length debut, Telephono, for Matador. The record was loud, hook-filled, and generally well-received, nonetheless it wasn’t until 1997’s Soft Results EP the fact that group started to hone in around the limited, minimalist pop that could become its forte. A short and tumultuous affair with Elektra Information started in 1998 using the launch of Some Sneaks, and quickly finished after the music group was dropped amid an internal organization shake-up (the record was reissued in 2002 on Merge with two reward songs that chronicled the group’s disappointment with major-label politics). It had been with prominent indie label Merge that this music group would continue to carve out its market in the progressively widening modern rock and roll mainstream, particularly with Ladies Can Inform (2001) and Destroy the Moonlight (2002) (the second option spawned the solitary “JUST HOW We MANAGE,” which made an appearance on the favorite teen episode The O.C.), both which found out the group going for a even more adventurous approach using its audio. Released in 2005, Gimme Fiction soared actually higher, debuting at quantity 44 around the Billboard graphs and offering over 160,000 copies, while 2007’s Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga managed to get to quantity ten and offered over 300,000 copies within the U.S., topping just about any main critic’s year-end list. Spoon, who by this time around had turn into a fixture on soundtracks, tv applications, and late-night chat displays, released its seventh full-length recording, Transference, on January 18, 2010. It debuted at number 4 around the Billboard 200. After touring to get the recording, the music group took a couple of years off. Daniel created Divine Suits with Handsome Furs’ Dan Boeckner, as well as the music group released its debut recording, A Thing Known as Divine Suits, in 2012. In the mean time, Eno focused on production function, collaborating with performers including the Unusual Males, Alejandro Escovedo, as well as the Heartless Bastards. Spoon resurfaced in 2014 with THEY NEED My Spirit. The band’s 8th record also proclaimed their first-time working with another producer in the form of Dave Fridmann. Hailed with the music group as its “loudest and gnarliest” function to date, it had been released in August 2014 through Loma Vista Recordings within the U.S. and Anti in European countries. Later in 2016, the tune “I Ain’t the main one” was highlighted in the Showtime dramedy Shameless, providing the first flavor of Spoon’s ninth record. Scorching Thoughts, which reunited the music group with Fridmann and ranged from dance-rock to stripped-down ballads, premiered by Matador in March 2017.

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Full Name Spoon
Music Songs Hot Thoughts, The Underdog, Can I Sit Next to You, I Turn My Camera On, I Ain't the One, The Way We Get By, Do You, Inside Out, Rent I Pay, I Summon You, WhisperI'lllistentohearit, You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb, Do I Have to Talk You Into It, Don't You Evah, Everything Hits at Once, My Mathematical Mind, Rainy Taxi, First Caress, Pink Up, The Beast and Dragon, Adored, Don't Make Me a Target, Stay Don't Go, Tear It Down, The Two Sides of Monsieur Valentine, Knock Knock Knock, The Agony of Laffitte, Nobody Gets Me But You, The Ghost of You Lingers, Small Stakes, Sister Jack, New York Kiss, No You're Not
Albums Hot Thoughts, They Want My Soul, Transference, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga, Gimme Fiction, Kill the Moonlight, Girls Can Tell, Love Ways, 30 Gallon Tank, A Series of Sneaks, Soft Effects, Telephono, Nefarious, Don't You Evah, Telephono / Soft Effects EP


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Soundtrack

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Animal Kingdom 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
11.22.63 2016 TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
How to Be Single 2016 performer: "Don't You Evah"
Skam 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Conan 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Poltergeist 2015 performer: "T.V. Set"
The Royals 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Flash 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Silicon Valley 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mato Sem Cachorro 2013 performer: "The Underdog"
Misfits 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Horrible Bosses 2011 performer: "The Underdog"
SesioneS con Alejandro Franco 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hall Pass 2011 performer: "The Mystery Zone"
Shameless 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Til the End of the Day 2011 Short performer: "The Beast and Dragon, Adored"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Parenthood 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Chuck 2007-2010 TV Series performer - 3 episodes
All American Orgy 2009 performer: "Rhythm and Soul"
I Love You, Man 2009 performer: "The Underdog"
17 Again 2009 performer: "The Underdog"
(500) Days of Summer 2009 performer: "The Infinite Pet"
Eli Stone 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Garden Party 2008 performer: "That's the Way We Get By"
The Simpsons 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
One Tree Hill 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cloverfield 2008 performer: "The Underdog"
Numb3rs 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Reaper 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Doorman 2007 performer: "I Turn My Camera On"
Saturday Night Live 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hidden Palms 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Nancy Drew 2007 performer: "The Delicate Place"
Scrubs 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Friday Night Lights 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Stranger Than Fiction 2006 performer: "The Way We Get By" 2002, "Small Stakes" 2002, "Vittorio E" 2002, "I Turn My Camera On" 2005, "My Mathematical Mind" 2005, "The Book I Write" 2006
Fast Food Nation 2006 performer: "Was It You?"
Heist 2006 TV Series 1 episode
Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas 2006 performer: "I Summon you"
Veronica Mars TV Series 1 episode, 2004 performer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2005
The Darwin Awards 2006 performer: "My Mathematical Mind"
Waiting... 2005/I performer: "Don't Let It Get You Down"
Bones 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Standing Still 2005/II performer: "The Way We Get By"
The O.C. 2003-2005 TV Series performer - 3 episodes
The Puffy Chair 2005 performer: "The Way We Get By" 2002
Mean Creek 2004 performer: "The Way We Get By"
A Guy Thing 2003 performer: "You Gotta Feel It"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Sex Wars 2011 Tattoo Artist

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Late Late Show with James Corden 2017 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2014-2017 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
Firefly Music Festival 2015 TV Movie Himself
Imagine John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert 2015 TV Movie Himself - Musician
Conan 2015 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Hangout Music Fest 2015 TV Special
Austin City Limits 2003-2015 TV Series documentary Themselves / Themselves - Musical guest
The Daily Show 2014 TV Series Themselves
Late Show with David Letterman 2005-2014 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest / Themselves - Musical Guests
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
SesioneS con Alejandro Franco 2011 TV Series Themselves - Performer
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2010 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2010 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005-2008 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2002-2007 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Saturday Night Live 2007 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2007 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
My Shot With 2007 TV Series Themselves
Last Call with Carson Daly 2005 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Backstage Pass 2005 TV Series Themselves

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