jakub | May 13, 2024

Roo AOTD #92 Grouplove – The Festival Voice


All aboard the hype train for Bonnaroo 2024! Only 31 days until we are all on the Farm again, can you believe it? It’s coming up fast and we can’t wait to be dancing with all of you at Bonnaroo! Today’s Artist of the Day is the one and only Grouplove. Learn more about the artist below. Don’t forget to check out all of our artist spotlights! Thank you for reading these posts!

Artist Biography

Grouplove is a Los Angeles-based indie rock outfit that formed in the late 2000s around the talents of Hannah Hooper, Christian Zucconi, Sean Gadd, Ryan Rabin who is the son of Yes guitarist Trevor Rabin, and Andrew Wessen. The whole gang met and bonded at an art residency in Greece on the island of Crete. Before leaving the island, the five former strangers agreed to meet up and record some of the music they had already worked on. The group recorded in Ryan’s Los Angeles studio and created the band Grouplove. The group’s self-titled debut EP arrived in 2010 and helped get them an opening tour slot with Florence + the Machine the following year. In 2011, Grouplove released their debut album Never Trust a Happy Song which peaked at number 75 on the Billboard 200 with four singles including “Tongue Tied” This single became number one on the Billboard Alternative Songs Chart. The band’s second album Spreading Rumours came out in 2013 and hit number 21 on the Billboard 200 as well as number seven on the Top Rock Albums Chart. Their next album Big Mess arrived in 2016 and also charted well reaching number 40 on the Billboard 200. In 2020, Grouplove released their four album Healer which peaked at number five on Billboard’s Alternative Albums Chart. Their next album came the next year titled This is This. This album was self-produced by the band and featured the single “Deadline” which hit number 28 on Billboard’s Alternative Airplay Chart. Grouplove’s latest album was 2023’s I Want It All Right Now which got a deluxe tuneup in 2024.

Genre

Indie Pop, Indie Rock

Scheduled at Bonnaroo

Friday (Link to Daily Schedules)



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