The Asteroids Galaxy Tour are a soulful psychedelic pop band based in Copenhagen/ Denmark. Formed in the summer of 2007 by Mette Lindberg (Vocal) and Lars Iversen(Bass) the band released their debut album 'Fruit' in September 2009 through their own label Small Giants Records and BMG Rights. The album was written, recorded and produced in Lars' small home studio and received great critical acclaim.
The Asteroids reached instant global exposure when their song Around The Bend was featured in an Apple iPod Touch advert in late 2008. Their music also appeared in US hit TV series Gossip Girl, CSI Miami as well as Chucky.
Around The Bend was also chosen as one of the key tracks to the R.J. Cuttler documentary "The September Issue", based on Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.
Their first show ever was as opening act for Amy Winehouse in their local Copenhagen and Katy Perry chose The Asteroids as opener for her European tour last summer.
The band spend most of 2009 touring all around Europe and the US with their six piece live band which includes trumpet, saxophone, drums, guitar, keys, bass and more...
The press says:
Addictive quirky soulful Pop Music with attitude,
sweeping musical arrangements with one of the hippest vocals around, Known for their infectious live shows, shiny, shimmering, upbeat pop, albeit with a horn-infused, slightly psychadelic edge, C-walking, up rockin' leg-splitting and hip-shaking their way through, infusion sound like no other,
effervescent music that reminds you of a dozen glorious summerskaleidoscopic monster, bubbly and hypnotic...
At the moment they are busy recording new material for future releases and getting ready for playing their "FRUIT" spring/summer tour across Europe for festivals and club shows.
Make sure you don't miss out a show near you, and go check out their tour plan, new dates will be updated.
The Asteroids Galaxy Tour are a Danish alternative pop band consisting of vocalist Mette Lindberg and producer Lars Iversen. When performing live the band extends to a six-piece with horn section, featuring Miloud Carl Sabri (trumpet), Sven Meinild (saxophone), Mads Brinch Nielsen (guitar), and Rasmus Valldorf (drums). Lars Iversen is the primary songwriter and producer. Formed in 2008, the band are based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Their debut single, "The Sun Ain't Shining No More", was released on September 15, 2008 on their own 'Small Giants' label. The band is perhaps best known for their single "Around the Bend", which was used in an Apple iPod Touch commercial starting in September 2008, and was released as a single in December 2008.
In 2009, Myer, Australia's largest department store, used the song "The Golden Age" to launch their 2009 summer range. 'Around The Bend' is also featured in the Anna Wintour documentary movie, 'The September Issue' released in 2009. In late 2008, three songs by the band were featured on the Gossip Girl episode "It's a Wonderful Lie." 'Around the bend' was also featured in the NBC TV series Chuck in episode 209 when Chuck walks into the 'Roark Expo' for his first day at work at 'Roark Instruments.'
Mette Lindberg was a guest on the BBC music quiz show Never Mind the Buzzcocks in November 2008. More recently the band were guests on the Danish morning TV show 'Good Morning Denmark'. They have also guested on top French music show 'Taratata' where they first performed the track 'Inner City Blues', a cover of the Marvin Gaye classic, which later became a favourite of their live shows.
The Asteroids Galaxy Tour's debut album 'Fruit' was released on September 21 in Europe, and Oct 27 in the US.