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The Get Up Kids

The Get Up Kids are a Kansas City-based American rock band. They debuted in 1995, and in 1996 released their first single onthe band’sown label, Huey Proudhon Records.

In 1997, Four Minute Mile, their debut full-length, was released and immediately garnered attention. They spent the followingtwo yearstouring with bands such as The Promise Ring and Jimmy Eat World.

In September of 1999, The Get Up Kids released Something To Write Home About. Their first for punk label Vagrant Records,the albummarked a major step into bringing post-emo indie rock to the mainstr ...read more

The Get Up Kids are a Kansas City-based American rock band. They debuted in 1995, and in 1996 released their first single onthe band’sown label, Huey Proudhon Records.

In 1997, Four Minute Mile, their debut full-length, was released and immediately garnered attention. They spent the followingtwo yearstouring with bands such as The Promise Ring and Jimmy Eat World.

In September of 1999, The Get Up Kids released Something To Write Home About. Their first for punk label Vagrant Records,the albummarked a major step into bringing post-emo indie rock to the mainstream.

2001 saw the release of Eudora, a collection of covers and previously unreleased versions of songs.

May 2002 marked the release of the long-awaited third album, On A Wire, which alienated some older fans but attractedmany newcomers toThe Get Up Kids’ music. The evolution of their music continued in March 2004 with the release of theirfourth and final album, Guilt Show,produced by Ed Rose.

The Get Up Kids announced on Tuesday, March 8, 2005, via a heartfelt message on their website, that after ten years theywere breaking upas a band. After announcing their breakup, The Get Up Kids went on a final fifteen stop tour, ending July 2,2005 in their hometown, KansasCity, Missouri, at the Uptown Theatre. « hide

Similar Bands: The Promise Ring, Jimmy Eat World, Saves the Day, Jawbreaker, Braid

LPs
There Are Rules
2011

3
86 Votes
The Guilt Show
2004

3.3
117 Votes
On a Wire
2002

3.4
107 Votes
Something to Write Home About
1999

4.1
514 Votes
Four Minute Mile
1997

4
220 Votes
EPs
Simple Science
2010

3.5
21 Votes
Red Letter Day/Woodson
2001

4.1
41 Votes
Live Albums
Live At The Granada Theater
2005

4
24 Votes
Compilations
Eudora
2001

3.5
47 Votes

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