The Original Band – Boyce Avenue

For the past few weeks i was into Boyce Avenue. Simple reason is because i found the unique point is for being original. As for me it’s sad to see all the current top hit songs are mostly autotuned or digitalized done. OK fine,in the end all have to depend on some post editing for sure but how Boyce Avenue just really did with a guitar and covering other songs really help me to redefine what talents are.

Well one of my favorite is their cover on Skyscraper by Demi lovato. So far it’s the best duet cover i ever enjoyed =) Where Megan Nicole was also invited to join and yeap just enjoy the awesome vocals and simple strummings.

I wasn’t really into Youtubes but realizing this is platform for really people to just display their talents instead of going outhere and meet the hoo-has. And they are just really black and white, back into the originality and simplicity what music is all about, off the many editings i mean. So here’s a little about what i get from Wiki.\

Boyce Avenue is a Puerto Rican –American acoustic rock band. It was formed in SarasotaFlorida by brothers Alejandro, Daniel and Fabian Manzano. The band is named after a combination of two streets the brothers lived on as children. As of 9 August, 2011 they are no longer signed to Universal Republic, and have started their own independent record label called 3 Peace Records.

The band formed in 2004 when Daniel moved back to Florida after graduating Harvard Law School. Alejandro and Fabian were both attending classes at the University of Florida.

In 2006 Boyce Avenue began posting videos on YouTube, both of original material and cover versions. Some of these covers have reached up to 11,000,000 views. These covers have been released in EPs digitally via their independent record label, 3 Peace Records. While producing the videos for YouTube, Boyce Avenue was continuing to create original material for a debut album, All You’re Meant To Be, for release on March 3, 2008. In January 2009 the band performed a stand-alone show in New York City.

With their sights set on connecting with their online fan base, the band turned their attention to touring, playing four headlining shows in the Philippines.Shortly following this, the band returned to the States to begin its first tour of the US. Following these tours, the band launched a tour of Europe, including dates in Germany, Ireland and the UK. In early 2010, the band returned to the Philippines to play festivals with Kris Allen and the Jabbawockeez. This was followed by a spring revisit tour of Europe in 2010.

They are currently the second most searched for band on Youtube, behind ‘Linkin Park’ with over 300 million views and counting, and are known for their distinct cover songs. The band frequently tours to the Philippines and the U.K. Most recently the band signed with Universal Republic and has a second album, entitled All We Have Left, released on June 15, 2010. The album was produced and financed entirely by Boyce Avenue prior to being signed to Universal Republic. The album contains reworked songs from “All You’re Meant To Be” and brand new songs written for the album. The albums first single “Every Breath” was released digitally on March 16, 2010. The music video for Every Breath was released on March 20, 2010.

They cover new popular songs which their fans have chosen for them, including multiple collaborations with other Youtube artists such as Kina GrannisBox Man DanTiffany AlvordMegan Nicole,Alex GootMegan & LizDavid ChoiTyler WardSavannah Outen, and DeStorm .