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Boy Kill Boy

Boy Kill Boy

HistoryBefore being known as Boy Kill Boy, they went under the name Future of Junior and produced a few songs including a song called Miss Scandinavia. In May 2005, they released their debut single "Suzie" for record label Fierce Panda. In the summer the band opened the Radio 1 stage on Sunday/Friday of the 2005 Reading and Leeds Festivals. The second single followed later in the year and the band signed to Fallout Recordings. "Civil Sin" was featured in Zane Lowe's "Hottest Track In The World Today". In 2006, the single "Back Again" reached No. 26 in the UK Singles Chart, which earned them a slot on Top of the Pops, and the re-release of "Suzie" reached No. 17. The debut album Civilian was released in the UK on 22 May 2006 and entered the UK Album Chart at No. 16. The album was released in North America on 25 July 2006, where it reached No. 11 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart.In May 2005, the band stepped in to replace Nine Black Alps on the NME New Music Tour 2005 after the band's frontman Sam Forrest caught the mumps. Boy Kill Boy had only been billed to play one support slot on the whole tour but ended up playing numerous extra slots supporting Maxïmo Park, The Cribs and The Rakes. They returned the following year as headliners for NME's New Bands Tour 2006, supported by The Automatic, ¡Forward, Russia!, and The Long Blondes. Boy Kill Boy's most famous track, Suzie, was US iTunes Single of The Week in March 2006 and they followed this with a US tour supporting The Charlatans and Echo & the Bunnymen (Ian McCulloch's a big fan).Boy Kill Boy opened the Radio 1 / NME stage at Reading / Leeds Festival in 2005, and returned in 2006 to play higher up the bill. In October 2006 the band played an extensive UK Headline tour. On November 7, 2006, they supported Feeder for one of their dates in aid of War Child at the Camden Roundhouse. This was also in conjunction with the "Shoot Me Down" single, released for the charity.The Fierce Panda release of "Suzie" appeared on the soundtrack of the street football video game FIFA Street 2, released in winter 2006 by Electronic Arts. "Civil Sin" appeared on the soundtrack to the FIFA 07 football video game. Also, their single "Back Again" appears in the Test Drive Unlimited videogame.Boy Kill Boy recorded their second album in Los Angeles with Oasis producer Dave Sardy, and returned with the limited edition single "No Conversation" on 5 November 2007. The album, entitled Stars and the Sea, was released on 31 March 2008. However, the album failed to come anywhere near or repeat the success of the debut, before rumours of a split began surfacing. On 12 October 2008, Boy Kill Boy confirmed this via their MySpace bulletin.They also performed a cover of Nelly Furtado's "Maneater" for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge.Singer Chris Peck has recently started a new project and on 11 January 2011 posted a video clip on YouTube for a new song called "Riversong". Peter Carr went on to play keyboards in singer-songwriter Marina and the Diamond's backing band.

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