Their first single "Crazy" made UK chart history by being the first to go directly to number one based on downloads alone. This sent them to the top spot, days before the single was even available to buy.Gnarls Barkley has been respected as one the best (recent) Hip-Hoppers to come out of the United States with their influencial lyrics on their first album St. Elsewhere.
Gnarls Barkley is an alternative/soul group which formed in 2003 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The group consists of Cee Lo Green (vocals) and Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton (multiple instruments). The group is best known for the international smash hit "Crazy". "Crazy" - which was their first single - debuted at #1 on the British pop charts on April 2, 2006. It was the first #1 UK single to be obtained solely through Internet downloads.
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Gnarls Barkley is an American musical group collaboration between multi-instrumentalist and producer Danger Mouse (Brian Burton) from New York, and rapper/vocalist Cee-Lo Green (Thomas Callaway), from Atlanta. Their first album, St. Elsewhere, was released in 2006; along with its first single, "Crazy", it was a major commercial success, and both album and single have been noted for their large sales by download. The duo released their second album, The Odd Couple, in March 2008.