Falling Up Biography
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BEC/Tooth and Nail Recordings group Falling Up is set to release their second album on October 25th. The album entitled Dawn Escapes displays the intensity of progressive rock and proves Falling Up's radical style is not a fleeting attempt at sticking to a trend, but a true declaration of the passion they hold for their music and ministry.
Based out of Albany, OR, Falling Up originated nearly five years ago while the guys were still in high school. This was the dream of lead vocalist Jessy Ribordy, Jeremy Miller (bass player), Josh Shroy (drummer) and Joe Kisselburgh (guitar). Falling Up was signed to the BEC label the summer of 2003 and in the time to follow they recorded their debut album Crashings (produced by Aaron Sprinkle Kutless, Jeremy Camp) which was released February 2004. A huge hit at radio, Crashings garnered three #1 back to back rock singles including "Broken Heart" which was R&R's rock song of the year for 2004 and the song of the year for the Air1 network. All three songs, "Broken Heart," "Bittersweet" and "Escalates" were also breakthrough hits on R&R's CHR format. The videos for "Broken Heart" and "Bittersweet"also went #1 on the widely popular TVU Network. Falling Up has sold nearly 100,000 copies of their debut album.
The bands latest hit "In My Dreams-Exit Calypsan" off the X 2005 album is currently at radio and still climbing the charts. The single is also featured on Dawn Escapes and is #6 this week on the R&R rock chart. Expect a brand new single called "Moonlit" to hit the rock/CHR airwaves in mid October.
They have been on 6 U.S. tours playing 400 plus shows in 2004 and 2005. They were the Headliner band for the Little Green Tour as well as the X2005 Tour and are currently, Co-Headlining on the Falling Up and John Reuben Tour Playing 30 Markets (Sept 14th October 30th).
Mike Snider of Third Coast Agency, states, "Falling Up has to be the hardest working band on the Third Coast roster. I don't recall a time in the last two years when they took a break from touring or recording. All that hard work has paid off in building an extremely loyal fan base on the road. They are the next break out band and with this new record will surely go to the next level."
Jessy Ribordy, lead singer of Falling Up, elaborates, "This record is more true musically and lyrically to Falling Up than pasts efforts. Our creative partnership with Michael "Elvis" Baskette (Chevelle, Cold) really defined where we wanted to be musically and where we wanted to go with this record. We are really excited about sharing it with the fans live."
This album builds upon the musical foundations they established on their debut release and shows an incredible musical growth and maturity in the band's evolvement. Dawn Escapes is the birth of an exciting new musical horizon for Falling Up.
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Current October 2011 | Reviewer: Paul | 10/29/11
They are now a 3pc And will be in Seattle on December 16th.
There new independent cd is good . I wish some of the lyrics were more obvious to understand. I miss the lyrics of broken heart bittersweet even searchlights .
I hop they will sound good as a three piece but don't see how.
Too Bad | Reviewer: Connard dillon | 8/26/10
They don't exist anymore... They were amazing in concert too. Beautiful music even when they are rocking it... Oh Jessy Ribordy... why... why did you leave us. :( ::tears up:: Well God is good, and his will is perfect... I'm just being selfish.
They're AMAZING!!!! | Reviewer: anonymous | 5/25/10
I stumbled on Falling Up by accident on itunes and I just love them! My favorite songs are Falling In Love, A Guide to Marine Life, Marathons......so many :) I also love their new album Fangs,its so cool how they made the album into a poetic fantasy story and all the songs are amazing!!! Its definatly one of my favorite albums. I recomend them to my friends and tell them how amazing this band is!!!! They're definatly my favorite band :)
yooooooooooo!!! | Reviewer: celena cortez | 5/30/07
yo they is a good christian bad!!!!!!
i luv them, who wouldn't luv them hotty hot boys!
they gots some good christian music!!!
they're way better than seventh ady slumber!!!!
wow | Reviewer: corteny | 5/19/07
i think that they are so good!!! they are a really good christian band!!!!! i think they are all cute!!!!im listening to fearless (in door soccer remix) i have both theyre cds!!!!!!!
oh my gosh!!!!! | Reviewer: celena cortez | 5/17/07
oh ma gosh!!!!! yo they is so much better than seventh day slumber!!!!!! i think that theyre all cute sept for the one in the back left hand corner!!!!!! ok im out skees!!!!!
i think your way better than seventh day slumber | Reviewer: celena cortez | 5/5/07
hey guys your all cute and your totall way better than sevetnhday slumber!!!!! im listening to one of your songs right now!! its called escalates(aceramic)i forgot what cd it is but im a big fan!!! icant find it but baby i'll go and cant you hide it!!! lyrics from your song!!!!
WOW WOW Wow | Reviewer: Tesla | 4/11/07
Wow falling Up is the best band ever!! I love their style of music and Jesse's way of writing all three of their cds is AMAZING!! I absolutely LOVE Falling Up.
Falling Up is great | Reviewer: Megan | 7/9/06
Falling Up is a WONDERFULY AWESOME Christian group.I saw them yesterday, July 8, 2006, at Kings Fest, and they were amazing.I got their autograph and I tlaked to them.They were really REALLY nice.If you haven't heard them, then you should REALLY check them out.
Falling UP | Reviewer: Aleynah Stoutenburg | 3/18/06
Falling Up is a great Christian group with a great message. Jesus. I have both of their cd's and i love them. I just saw them Thursday in concert in Portland and they were awesome you should see them if you get a chance.
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