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Signed to a recording contract inthe band released its debut album Lemon Parade in Tonic spent much of the next Syphilitic Vaginas - 梅毒ﾏﾝｺ years touring, adding to its reputation as a relentlessly gigging band.
In addition to extensive touring Tonic produced Promise To Share - Stevie B - Right Here, Right Now! work, including songs for feature film soundtracks. After self-producing its album SugarTonic released its third album Head on Straight in The band then went on hiatus beginning in while its members pursued other musical endeavors.
It wasn't until late Tonic became active again, embarking on a tour and releasing Tonic Generation - Various - Clubland 2008 greatest-hits compilation, all of which served as a prelude to their Tonic Generation - Various - Clubland 2008 studio album, 's Tonic. After the release of that album, Tonic has continued to tour and remain active into the yearwhen they released an all-acoustic version of Lemon Parade titled Lemon Parade Revisited in celebration of that album's Tonic Generation - Various - Clubland 2008 anniversary and which utilized direct funding from fans.
They have earned two Grammy nominations. Music critic Shawn M. Tonic was founded by Emerson Hart and guitarist Jeff Russo, long-separated childhood friends who randomly crossed paths at a Los AngelesCalifornia area pool hall in Hart later said the original choice for the band's name was Radio Flyerbut upon learning that name was unavailable, selected Tonic instead the band later referenced the term Radio Flyer Tonic Generation - Various - Clubland 2008 their song "Top Falls Down".
The newly formed group performed gigs around the Los Angeles, California area prior to signing their first professional recording contract in Haney said of the album that, "The record as a whole is full of the heavy, distortion-laden Tonic sound, and guitars that make them who they are.
Dan Lavery replaced Stardust Medley With Dust - Various - Bolero Mix 30 on bass in Decemberand around this same time period drummer Shepard ceased full-time activity with the band for family and personal reasons. The band appeared in the music video for the song, which featured clips from the film as well as actors from it, who seemingly appear to be interacting with the band Tonic Generation - Various - Clubland 2008 webcam as they perform the song.
The band returned to the studio to self-produce their second album. Music videos for the songs "You Wanted More" and "Mean to Me" were created as part of the album's promotion. A cover of the song "East Bound and Down" for the King of the Hill original television soundtrack rounded out the group's output for the year Tonic took a break from constant touring and recording, time which Hart used to, " While still billed as a three-piece band, Joey Waronker performed much of the drumming on "Head On Straight," and the band also utilized drummer Kevin Murphy for some live performances during this time period.
Hart and Russo both also played piano and Rhodes synth respectively on the Slingshot - Palomar - Palomar. Head on Straight charted on the Billboard for one week, where it was No. Jeff Russo comments on Tonic's hiatus . Tonic went on hiatus beginning inall three members began working on other projects unrelated to Tonic.
Everyone just went to their own corner and did their own thing. We figured when it was time to get back together it will happen. The first verifiable account that Tonic was reuniting came in November via an announcement from band member Russo, confirming new tour dates and a forthcoming Tonic Generation - Various - Clubland 2008 album.
We've been doing different things for the last 6 years, and we all decided that we missed rocking. Emerson Hart comments during an interview about the Tonic album .
Officially active again, Tonic had already played their first show together in many years on September 16, at a venue in Antioch, Illinois. After the year began, Tonic announced that their self-titled fourth studio album, Tonicwould be released on May 4, The album was primarily recorded over the span of a month during fall at Conway Studios in Hollywood.
Getting together, playing some rock-n-roll, it's the best feeling in the world. Part of Tonic's announcement regarding the launch of their fan-direct funding campaign to record an all-acoustic version of Lemon Parade .
Tonic continued to actively tour into As began, the band made official announcements via their Twitter feed that writing and recording on new songs had begun. In JuneTonic partnered with Hard Rock International to become "Artist Ambassadors," traveling to Haiti to raise awareness of hunger issues still affecting many residents of the country. In MarchTonic announced that in celebration of Lemon Parade' s 20th anniversary, they would utilize direct funding from fans via the PledgeMusic website to record and release an all-acoustic version of that album.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The record as a whole is full of the heavy, distortion-laden Tonic sound, and guitars that make them who they are.
At the end of the day we've always relied on the cream rising to the top and creating a great product and great songs and being honest about where we are.
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