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Skip the Use

Skip the Use


The five members used to play in punk band Carving. They released their debut eponymous album Skip the Use produced by CALYSTA and NPE. The latter also organized their French tour and other tours in countries such as Canada, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania for the promotion of their album recorded in YellowSub studios with Yves Jaget and Manu Guiot member of NPE, and released 5 October 2009. They also took part in a string of music festivals allowing them to gain fame.In early 2011, they launched a well-followed blog and a single "Give Me Your Life" accompanied by a music video and in October of same year the EP Sound from the Shadow on Polydor with 5 tracks made available on digital download although limited edition CD was made of the EP but available only at live concerts of the band.In January 2012, they were nominated for "best live group or artist revelation of the year" at Victoires de la musique. "Ghost" launched at French TV entertainment show Taratata accompanied by a choir. This was a prerelease for their album Can Be Late released on 6 February 2012. A limited edition also offered an 8-track of live renditions during a concert at Paris' Moulin Rouge La Machine venue on 27 October 2011.

In popular culture

  • The music of "Give Me", a Skip the Use track was used in promoting Noel dernier cri for Canal +
  • The same song "Give Me" also became the tune for June TV's show Bienvenue dans la Ruche


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Hot tracks

Skip The Use - Ghost



Skip The Use - The Story Of Gods And Men

The Story Of Gods And Men


Skip The Use - Nameless World

Nameless World


Skip The Use - Can Be Late

Can Be Late


Skip The Use - Etre Heureux

Etre Heureux


Skip The Use - Antislavery



Skip The Use - Do It Again

Do It Again


Skip The Use - Give Me Your Life

Give Me Your Life