MP3 Washington University After Dark - Eclipse
Amazing rock and pop covers of some of today''s biggest hits from Washington University''s hottest co-ed a cappella group.
11 MP3 Songs
EASY LISTENING: Harmony Vocal Group, POP: Pop
After Dark has been singing at Washington University since September of 2001. After Dark has performed at various venues, including St. Louis University, University of Illinois, University of Wisconsin at Madison, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, on the nationally syndicated Steve & DC Morning Show, at the St. Louis Club, and on MSNBC’s "Hardball" during coverage of the Presidential Debates.
In the spring of 2005, After Dark was awarded Midwest divisional runner-up at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella at the University of Illinois competition, where they also received the Outstanding Soloist award for Julie Kling''s performance of “Gotta Be.” After Dark’s runner-up position allowed the group to advance to the Midwest Semi-Finals of the competition. In August 2005, After Dark released its first studio album, entitled Whoa Bundy. The opening track, "I Want You Back," was chosen for the CAMO compilation Top Shelf A Cappella Volume II. After Dark''s second studio album, "Eclipse", was released in August 2007 to critical acclaim.
After Dark puts on an annual concert, "A Light From the Darkness" each January. They hold auditions at the beginning of each fall semester. Since 2006, they have been singing in an annual charitable benefit concert known as "Rhythms for Rebuilding."
After Dark''s second studio album, "Eclipse," was released in August 2007, and reviewed by the Recorded A Cappella Review Board. The track "Snakes on a Plane [Bring It]" received a perfect score and was described as "one of the best tracks of the year" by reviewer Jevan Soo. Later, the song "Mama''s Room" was chosen for the prestigious compilations "Voices Only 2007" and "Sing IV". A second track, "Worn Me Down," was chosen for an AcaTunes Favorites award.
In 2008, After Dark was was recognized by the Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards, presented by the Contemporary A Cappella Society (CASA), for tracks off Eclipse: "Mama''s Room" won for Best Mixed Collegiate Song and was named runner-up for Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement. Jazzy Danziger was nominated for the Best Mixed Solo Award for her performance of "Ready for Love."
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