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Crash Car Burn

CrashCarBurn is a power pop / rock band from South Africa. The band was formed in London in 2006 before returning to South Africa in early 2007.

The group’s debut album, ‘This City Needs a Hero’ released in 2007 was recorded and produced in part at London’s Miloco Studios by the Grammy nominated team of Colin Richardson and Matt Hyde[1].

In August 2007 ‘Serenade’, the first single from the album, reached 5FM's Top 40 and Hi5@5 charts[2], as well all campus radio stations around the country, peaking at number-1 on numerous charts[3]. The ‘Serenade’ ...read more

CrashCarBurn is a power pop / rock band from South Africa. The band was formed in London in 2006 before returning to South Africa in early 2007.

The group’s debut album, ‘This City Needs a Hero’ released in 2007 was recorded and produced in part at London’s Miloco Studios by the Grammy nominated team of Colin Richardson and Matt Hyde[1].

In August 2007 ‘Serenade’, the first single from the album, reached 5FM's Top 40 and Hi5@5 charts[2], as well all campus radio stations around the country, peaking at number-1 on numerous charts[3]. The ‘Serenade’ music video also received extensive play & remained at number-1 on the MK video charts for a number of weeks. It was also the most voted for song of 2007 by the South African public on the 5FM Hi5@5 chart[4]. The band's second single ‘Get Away’ followed soon after also achieving many number-1 slots on both 5FM and on campus radio stations. ‘Heroes’, the third single from the album was also play listed on 5FM and campus radio stations and the song's supporting video is currently receiving extensive play on MK, MTV Africa and SABC3. Internationally the single ‘Broken Skyline’ enjoyed success on the UK market after being added to Kerrang Radio’s play list as well as their annual ‘Kerrang Unsigned’ Compilation[5].

CrashCarBurn have completed four nation-wide tours, including the “XBOX 360 Summer Tour” in 2007 and the “Powerzone Roadshow”, “God Save the Clubs Tour” and the “Powerzone Summer Tour” in 2008[6]. During 2008 they also supported the American band OK go! on their South African tour in February and were chosen to play at the MyCokeFest festival in April, supporting Muse, Good Charlotte, 30 Seconds to Mars, Chris Cornell & Korn[7].

CrashCarBurn performed at the MTV Africa Music Awards Media Launch Party and were nominated in the 21st YOU Spectacular awards in the ‘Best Male Newcomer’ category, held at Emperors Palace. « hide

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2010

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This City Needs a Hero
2007

3
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