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Keane is a English band consisting of Tom Chaplin (lead vocals, keyboards, guitar), Tim Rice-Oxley (piano, keyboards, bass, vocals), Richard Hughes (drums, vocals) and Jesse Quin (bass, keyboards, percussion, vocals).

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Tom Chaplin, Tim Rice-Oxley and Richard Hughes grew all three on in Battle, in East Sussex, and went to the same College. Rice-Oxley founded in 1995 along withDominic Scott the band The Lotus Eaters on, and asked Hughes as a drummer. In 1997, Tom Chaplin to join the band, as lead singer and acoustic guitarist. With Chaplin's coming was also the name was changed to Cherry Keane. Cherry Keane was a good friend of Chaplin's mother in the time that the band members were still young. The name is a reference to the fact that the men know each other for so long and share memories together. Later the name was shortened to Keane. In the same year, Chaplin took a rest year. Shortly after his return gave the band its first live performance on 13 July 1998, in a London pub.

[1][2]Tom Chaplin of Keane during a performance[3][4]Keane during Lowlands 2004[5][6]Keane during the Isle of Wight Festival 2007[7][8]A performance by Keane in The O2in London in February 2009

Lead guitarist Scott left the band In July 2001 to his studies at the London School of Economics to be able to take off. The remaining band members decided after a less year 2002 to go Act in december 2002. During one of those performances, they were noticed by Simon Williams of Fierce Pandalabel, which asked them to release a single. They chose everybody's Changing, a compelling number. In their home base, the United Kingdom, the band had already released a few singles, but without success.Everybody's Changing on the other hand, was a great success and reached the third place in the English charts. Next, the band offers from different record companies. In the summer of 2003 the band decided to sign with Island Records. In October 2003, the band released This is the Last Time out, their final single on the Fierce Pandalabel. However, In the rest of Europe Somewhere Only We Know was the first released single. Later it was also released outside the United Kingdom everybody's Changing and grew up in different countries into a top 10 hit.

In 2004 released their debut album Hopes and Fears from. In the UK created a downright hype around the "rock band without guitars". In 2005 the band won two Brit Awards: for best British newcomer and best British Album. In the same year the band performed on during the big one-day- Rockin' Parkfestival in Nijmegen.

Keane brought on 9 June 2006 their second album Under the Iron Sea. It was preceded by the singles " Is It Any Wonder? andAtlantic as download-only. A few days before, the band played at Pinkpop. The album was in its first week (week 24) in on the first place in the Album Top 100. On August 21, followed the single Crystal Ball and on 30 October the third physical single, "Nothing In My Way, released. This came as Alarm drive in on 39 in the Top 40. In september 2006, Keane cancelled a number of performances in America. Lead singer Tom Chaplin had problems with drink and drugs and ordered into a rehab. He left the clinic in October at the tour again to continue. With A Bad Dream, their fourth single, Keane came in april 2007 in the Top forty.

On 29 October 2007 the single was released The Night Sky . The proceeds from this single go to War Child. The song was from 22 October to download at warchildmusic.com. The single also contains a cover of the Queen/David Bowie song "Under Pressure". This single is about war, seen through the eyes of a child. It is a loose single and has nothing to do with the third album.

On 10 October 2008, the band's third album, titled "Perfect Symmetry", released. The first single from the album is called Spiralling and was on August 4, provided free of charge on the website of Keane. The single was also elected to 3FM Megahit . A week later, the single also released on cd single and preferred him to 538 tweeduizendsteAlarm disc. The second single from the album was The Lovers Are Losing. The next single, the title song from the album, released on december 29, 2008. The song Better Than This, also from the album Perfect Symmetry, came on March 16, 2009.

On August 29, 2009 was the afsluitingsact on the Hague pop festival Keane Beat city.

The Night Train ep was given a worldwide release on May 10, 2010. The album contains 8 songs, which during the Perfect Symmetry-World Tour are written and recorded. The name of the album comes from the favourite means of transport of the band during this tour. On this album features collaborations with rapper K'Naan (numbers Stop For A Minute and Looking Back) and Japanese MC «Tigarah (Ishin Denshin (you've Got To Help Yourself).

After the release of the band started with the Night Train Night Train Tour with a show in Brixton, London in The Fridge on 12 May 2010. During the concerts the Night Train-Perfect Symmetry and Jesse Quin toured along with Keane on bass. Officially he was still no band member and worked between the concerts to his own band "Jesse Quin & The Mets". However, on February 3, 2011 Keane made on its own website known officially as a fourth member to Keane that Quin has been added.

Around that time the recording of the next album, which would cover a large part of 2011. On 10 February 2012 left Keane via Twitter that the mixing of the new album is completed. On 27 February, the release of the album announced via the official website. The album is called Strangeland and has appeared on 4 May. The regular album has twelve tracks. The hits ' Silenced by the Night ' and ' Sovereign Light Café ' of this album were well received by Netherlands. In different countries, ' Silenced by the Night ' the most played song of the new album. On a Special Edition stand another four bonus tracks.

On november 11, 2013 is the album The Best Of Keane appeared with not only the biggest hits of Keane, but also their latest singles Higher Than The Sun, Won't Be Broken and a new song Russian farmer's Song. On 20 October 2013 gave Chaplin that the band would break for the time being hold for solo projects of the band members.

Discography[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Hopes and fears 10-05-2004 15-05-2004 3 95
Under the iron sea 12-06-2006 17-06-2006 1 (1wk) 57
Perfect symmetry 10-10-2008 18-10-2008 3 26
Night train 07-05-2010 15-05-2010 9 12
Strangeland 04-05-2012 12-05-2012 1 (1wk) 29
The Best Of Keane 11/11/2013 16/11/2013 13 1 * Compilation album
Album (s) with chart positions in

the Flemish Ultratop 200 albums

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Hopes and fears 2004 29-05-2004 10 63
Under the iron sea 2006 17-06-2006 3 41
Perfect symmetry 2008 18-10-2008 10 12
Night train 2010 15-05-2010 27 7
Strangeland 2012 12-05-2012 9 29
The best of Keane 2013 23/11/2013 15 1 * Compilation album

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Call me what you like 2000 -
Wolf at the door 2001 -
Somewhere only we know 16-02-2004 29-05-2004 15 10 No. 15 in the Single Top 100
Everybody's changing 12-05-2003 21-08-2004 18 11 No. 20 in the Single Top 100
Bedshaped 16-08-2004 30-10-2004 26 9 No. 13 in the Single Top 100
This is the last time 18-03-2005 26-03-2005 3 12 No. 43 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Bend and break 25-07-2005 09-07-2005 27 5 Alarm Drive
Is it any wonder? 29-05-2006 13-05-2006 7 17 No. 17 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Crystal ball 21-08-2006 12-08-2006 20 11 No. 36 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Nothing in my way 30-10-2006 02-12-2006 27 9 No. 56 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
A bad dream 22-01-2007 07-04-2007 33 3 No. 77 in the Single Top 100
The night sky 29-10-2007 24-11-2007 tip13 -
Spiralling 04-08-2008 23-08-2008 12 8 No. 29 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
The lovers are losing 30-09-2008 15-11-2008 30 5 No. 84 in the Single Top 100
Perfect symmetry 29-12-2008 07-02-2009 tip4 -
Better than this 16-03-2009 30-05-2009 tip6 -
Stop for a minute 29-03-2010 24-04-2010 14 12 with K'naan /

No. 35 in the Single Top 100

Silenced by the night 12-03-2012 31-03-2012 21 5 No. 50 in the Single Top 100
Sovereign light café 2012 09-06-2012 tip2 - No. 71 in the Single Top 100
Disconnected 2012 06-10-2012 tip14 -
Sovereign light café (Afrojack remix) 24-12-2012 09-03-2013 22 11 with Afrojack /

No. 54 in the Single Top 100

Higher than the sun 2013 19-10-2013 tip9 -
Single (s) with chart positions

in the Flemish Ultratop 50

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Somewhere only we know 2004 03-07-2004 43 4
Everybody's changing 2004 11-09-2004 tip2 -
This is the last time 2004 04-12-2004 tip6 -
Bedshaped 2004 26-03-2005 tip7 -
Is it any wonder? 2006 24-06-2006 38 3
Crystal ball 2006 21-10-2006 38 7
Nothing in my way 2006 23-12-2006 tip2 -
Spiralling 2008 25-10-2008 41 1
The lovers are losing 2008 15-11-2008 50 1
Stop for a minute 2010 22-05-2010 31 6 with K'naan
Looking back 2010 28-08-2010 tip5 - with K'naan
Silenced by the night 2012 19-05-2012 28 5
Sovereign light café 2012 28-07-2012 tip2 -
Disconnected 2012 24-11-2012 tip36 *
Bend and break (Basto remix) 2013 14-09-2013 tip15 * with Basto
Higher than the sun 2013 05-10-2013 tip75 *

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Bedshaped - - - - - - - - - - 800 - 901 669 561
Bend and break - - - - - - - - - - 1331 1225 1204 910 813
Everybody's changing - - - - - - - 1162 555 1438 750 769 954 901 761
Is it any wonder? - - - - - - - - - - 1994 - - - -
Silenced by the night - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1029 942
Somewhere only we know - - - - - - 128 152 248 299 319 329 335 268 182
Sovereign light café - - - - - - - - - - - - - 700 399
This is the last time - - - - - - - - - - 1261 1420 1612 1480 1302

DVDs[Edit]Edit

DVDs with the Dutch Music charts in the Top 30 Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest 

position

Number Of 

weeks

Comments
Strangers 2005 26-11-2005 21 7
Live 2007 01-12-2007 10 6

Keane brought in november 2005 the double-dvd from Strangers . It contains a documentary in which the history of the band is covered. Also on the dvd some live shows. The first came at the end of 2007 live concert out on dvd: Keane Live!. This concert was recorded at the O2 arena in London. The concert, and the entire tour, are exceptions for Keane in the field of stage decoration. So used large display with images on it and a small stage in the middle of the room.

There is also a special edition released of the album Under The Iron Sea, including a dvd that some music videos and a ' making of ' of the album. In 2008 there is a special edition released of the album Perfect Symmetry. This contains the cd and a dvd with clips about the production of the album.

Trivia[Edit]Edit

  • Chris Martin was a close friend of Tim Rice-Oxley. When Keane decided not to use the name "Coldplay", Chris Martin asked if he was allowed to use this name for his band.
  • The second single, "Wolf at the Door", were only 50 copies produced on unlabeled cd-RS. One of these copies resulted in more than £ 1000 on on eBay.
  • Tom Chaplin likes to make movies; occasionally pops up on the website of Keane a video created by Tom.
  • The keyboardist and writer of the band, Tim Rice-Oxley, also has numbers for among other things Gwen Stefani (No Doubt) and Nicole Scherzinger (The Pussycat Dolls) written. The song Early Winter ' that he has written for Gwen Stefani was released on single.
  • Drummer Richard Hughes keeps a lot of footballs. In the booklet of Hopes and Fears (2004) is Richard Hughes with a football on a photo.
  • In the years 2000-2009, lead singer Tom Chaplin released that he, before Keane broke through, worked in a nursing home. Tom change diapers of babies.
  • Before his career with Keane Tim Rice-Oxley was invited by Coldplay to serve them as a band member for. However, he saw this not be.
  • Drummer Richard Hughes is color blind.

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