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Treble Charger

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Begun while nc-17, this Canadian alternate pop/rock and roll group changed its name after an American music group using the same moniker threatened to sue. Greig Nori (vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards), Expenses Priddle (acoustic guitar, vocals), and Rosie Martin (bass, keyboards) fulfilled in senior high school in Sault St. Marie, Ontario, and paid the 5,000-buck cost of liberating nc-17 alone Smokin’ Worm label because the band’s full-length debut in 1994. After partnering with indie label Sonic Unyon and re-releasing nc-17, the recording became Canada’s best-selling indie record as well as the ballad “Crimson” received weighty play on university radio and far Music (Canada’s music tv network). The next year, the music group released the self-titled EP, which doubled being a CD-ROM zine focused on 30 of its preferred Canadian indie rings. The record was afterwards released as Treble Charger within the U.S. and highlighted American indie rings. Treble Charger produced its major-label debut with Probably It’s Me on BMG’s Canadian imprint, Vik Information, in 1996. The record experimented with a complete sound that included horns, keyboards, organs, Spanish electric guitar, and Mellotron. Drummer Trevor MacGregor of Calgary, became a member of shortly after, changing Morris Palter. RCA afterwards released the record within the U.S., but, after slow sales, offered the band’s following record, Wide Awake Tired. After problems with BMG pressed the album’s Canadian discharge to 2000, the melody “American Psycho” became popular north from the border however, not, ironically, within the U.S. The melody helped force Wide Awake Tired to silver in Canada. Treble Charger spent the summertime of 2000 touring on Canada’s Summersault with Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, and Our Female Peace. Nori creates and manages Canadian punks Amount 41. In 2003, the music group resurfaced with Cleansing, their most constant material yet.

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Full Name Treble Charger
Awards MuchMusic Video Award for Best Rock/Alternative Video, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Director
Music Songs American Psycho, Brand New Low, Red, Don't Believe It All, Even Grable, Hundred Million, How She Died, 10th Grade Love, Friend of Mine, Ever She Flows, Forever Knowing, Ideal Waste of Time, Mercury Smile, Cheat Away, Christ Is On the Lawn, Stupid Thing to Say, Left Feeling Odd, Takes Me Down, Wear Me Down, Just What They Told Me, Sick Friend Called, Case in Fact, Tired of it Anyway, Favorite Worst Enemy, Cleric's Hip, More's the Pity, Deception Made Simple, Hole in Your Head, Trinity Bellwoods, The Downward Dance, Can't Wake Up, Another Dollar
Albums Detox, Wide Awake Bored, Maybe It's Me, Self Title, NC17, Self
Nominations Juno Award for Rock Album of the Year, Juno Award for Single of the Year, Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for Video of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for Cinematography of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Post-Production


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Pie Presents: Band Camp 2005 Video performer: "American Psycho" / writer: "American Psycho"
Home of Phobia 2004 performer: "Hundred Million", "Over My Head"
Slap Her, She's French! 2002 performer: "American Psycho" / publisher: "American Psycho" / writer: "American Psycho"
Roswell 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dude, Where's My Car? 2000 performer: "American Psycho" / writer: "American Psycho"
Mr. Music 1998 TV Movie performer: "Friend of Mine", "Ever She Flows", "Red", "Stupid Thing" / writer: "Friend of Mine", "Ever She Flows", "Red", "Stupid Thing"
Just a Little Harmless Sex 1998 performer: "How She Died" - as Treblecharger
Disturbing Behavior 1998 performer: "Ever She Flows" / writer: "Ever She Flows"
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1997 TV Series performer - 1 episode

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Actor

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Treble Charger: Hundred Million People 2002 Short Treble Charger

Self

Self

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Mr. Music 1998 TV Movie Themselves

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