Free piano sheet music from Family of the Year
About Family of the Year
Family of the Year is a band formed in 2009, in Los Angeles.
Their music style combine different type of indie music, like indie folk, indie rock and indie pop. The band is composed by the brothers Keefe, Sebastian Keefe and Joseph Keefe, James Buckey and Christina Schroeter.
Before taking part in this band, the Keefe brothers performed in bands like Unbusted and The Billionaires, obtaining the success in Boston.
In September 2009, the Family of the Year begin their career by releasing their first extended play, named Where's the Sun, that contains songs like What a Surprise, Summer Girl, Castoff or Psyche or Like Scope.
Another important step in building their career is singing at the opening of the show at Symphony Hall where artists like Ben Folds, The Boston Pops or Keith Lockhart were performing, in October 2009.
Later, with the help of Bell X1, they started performing in California and they were nominated by the magazine Spin in the top of 25 Must-Hear Artists. Ulterior, they were supported by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros to release their first album, named Songbook.
The album was finally released pretty soon, in November 2009. Afterwards, they announced the entry of a new extended play on their Washashore typography: Through the Trees.
After an almost three years break, the band releases another album, named Loma Vista with the help of Nettwerk Records and Wally Gagel. After the apparition of the album, the band enjoyed a great success, being broadcasted at different televisions and radio channels, earning the 35 place on the Billboard Top Heatseekers Chart.
The most famous song of this band is Hero. This song was used as a soundtrack for the trailer of the movie Boyhood, being also used in the movie.
Beside that, the song was used in Thanks for Sharing's motion picture and it appeared in different television shows, like World of Jenks, Degrassi: the Next Generation or It's Okay, That's Love.
As you can see, Family of the Year is a successful band that shows how indie influence in music is still pleasant to hear. The songs of this band represented a great source of inspiration concerning the piano sheets that you can find on our website!
|Lineup:||- Joseph Keefe|
- Sebastian Keefe
- Christina Schroeter
- James Buckey
|Origin:||Los Angeles, California|
|Genres:||Indie Pop, Indie Folk, Indie Rock|
|Label:||Nettwerk Music Group|
|Official year when they were formed:||2009|
|Instruments:||Vocals, Guitar, Drums, Keyboard|
|Discography:||- Songbook (2009)|
- Loma Vista (2012)
|Other members:||- Vanessa Jeanne Long|
- Brent Freaney
- Meredith Sheldon