Against the Current is an American pop-rock band known for their infectious melodies, powerful vocals, and dynamic performances. Formed in 2011 in Poughkeepsie, New York, the band has garnered a dedicated fanbase and critical acclaim for their music.
2011-2014: Against the Current was formed by vocalist Chrissy Costanza, guitarist Daniel Gow, and drummer Will Ferri while they were still in high school. The band initially gained recognition by uploading covers of popular songs on YouTube. Their unique interpretations and Costanza’s compelling vocals quickly attracted attention.
2014: In 2014, Against the Current released their debut EP, “Infinity.” This EP showcased their songwriting skills and established their presence in the pop-rock scene. It featured tracks like “Infinity” and “Another You (Another Way),” which showcased Costanza’s powerful voice and the band’s knack for crafting catchy hooks.
2015: The band’s breakthrough came with their next EP, “Gravity,” which was released in 2015. The EP included fan-favorite songs like “Talk” and “Gravity,” further solidifying their place in the music industry. They embarked on their first headline tour, “Gravity World Tour,” which took them to various countries and introduced their music to a global audience.
2016-2017: Against the Current continued to build momentum with their debut full-length album, “In Our Bones,” in 2016. The album featured a more polished sound and showcased their growth as musicians and songwriters. Songs like “Running with the Wild Things” and “Wasteland” received significant radio play and garnered millions of streams.
2018: The band released their second studio album, “Past Lives,” in 2018. The album demonstrated a more mature sound and explored themes of self-discovery and growth. “Strangers Again” and “Almost Forgot” were among the standout tracks from this release.
2020-2021: In 2020, Against the Current released their third EP, “fever,” featuring singles like “That Won’t Save Us” and “Weapon.” The EP marked a return to their rock roots, with a blend of anthemic choruses and introspective lyrics. In 2021, they released the EP “fever – Acoustic Sessions,” showcasing stripped-down versions of the tracks.
Against the Current Discography:
- “Infinity” (2014, EP)
- “Gravity” (2015, EP)
- “In Our Bones” (2016)
- “Past Lives” (2018)
- “fever” (2020, EP)
- “fever – Acoustic Sessions” (2021, EP)
- Chrissy Costanza (Vocals)
- Daniel Gow (Guitar)
- Will Ferri (Drums)
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Against the Current’s ability to blend pop sensibilities with rock energy has garnered them a dedicated following. Their dynamic live performances and Costanza’s powerful vocals continue to captivate audiences around the world. Please note that my knowledge is based on information available up to September 2021, and there may have been developments or changes related to Against the Current or its members since that time.
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