Atlas Genius Biography
Last updated: 11/21/2012 06:08:45 AM
Atlas Genius is an indie rock band from Adelaide, South Australia. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Keith Jeffrey, his brothers Steven on bass and Michael on drums and English keyboardist Darren Sell. Their first single, "Trojans", debuted on 4 May 2011 and the video premiered on MTV2's show 120 Minutes on 13 January 2012. The single has been in rotation on Sirius XM's Alt Nation channel. "Trojans" received favorable reviews from the music review website Clixie Music, calling the song "a big-hitter". Other reviewers called the song "slick" and "a solid summer jam". It has charted on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart, peaking so far at No. 15. Keith Jeffrey describes their music as influenced by bands like Death Cab for Cutie, The Police, and Beck.
The group was signed to Warner Bros. Records and released their debut EP, titled Through the Glass on 12 June 2012. To support their EP, they embarked on a U.S. tour during August and September 2012. Their track 'If So' has been chosen to feature on FIFA 13.