Cool Kids

Echosmith

Talking Dreams

October 3rd, 2013

Cool kids always seem to fit in--they smile all the time, they drive nice cars in the fast lane but don't know (or care) where they're going. A boy and a girl watch a group of these cool kids and lament not being as cool as they are.

Did you know?

  • The song has become a major commercial success, peaking at number 31 on the Billboard Hot 100 and receiving airplay on US modern rock, hot adult contemporary and contemporary hit radio stations.
  • Echosmith is an American indie pop band formed in February 2009 from Toluca Lake, Los Angeles.
  • The band is composed of four siblings: Graham, Sydney, Noah, and Jamie Sierota.
  • The band says that a range of rock artists including Coldplay, The Smiths, U2, Joy Division, and Fleetwood Mac influenced them while growing up and encouraged them to make music together.
  • Echosmith’s youngest member, Graham (15), plays drums.
  • The only female member of the group, Sydney (17), is the lead vocalist for the band, often contributing on tambourine and keyboard.
  • Noah (18) plays bass and sings back-up vocals for the band.
  • The oldest member, Jamie (21), sings and plays guitar.
  • In April 2013, Echosmith was named one of the “100 Bands You Need To Know” by Alternative Press.
  • The band's song, "Surround You" has been featured in the soundtrack for the film, Endless Love.