Go Back to the Zoo are from Amsterdam. At a tender age brothers Teun (Guitar) and Cas (Vocals) were given a Guns ‘n’ Roses record by their grandmother and they have been making music ever since. Meeting Drummer Bram at high school and completing their line-up by discovering Lars in a 4am. queue for Strokes tickets and convincing him to take up bass. With a shared passion for the Stones, Velvets, Kings of Leon, pop-culture and art Go Back To The Zoo was formed.
A 2008 self-released EP led to synchs including a global Nike advert and attention from tastemaker radio and press. Two 2009 singles, a deal with Universal Holland and national awards including ‘best new artist’ and ‘best rock band’ followed. Their 2010 debut album ‘Benny Blisto’ peaked at #3 in Holland selling over 25,000 copies it is still in the chart a year after release having spawned 6 singles. 2011 awards have included 3FM’s Best Band and Best Rock. The band have a great live reputation with performances at over 60 festivals (including Sziget Hungary; SXSW, Pinkpop, Lowlands where they sold more CD’s than any artist appearing, Exit Serbia, Eurosonic/Noorderslag) and sold out 17,000 tickets in advance for their recent club-tour. At the moment, Go Back To The Zoo is preparing for their second album and expanding their territory.
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