In-Flight Safety

In-Flight Safety

Infobox musical artist
Name = In-Flight Safety


Img_capt = In-Flight Safety performing at the 2007 NXNE festival.
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Origin = Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Genre = Indie rock
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Label = Dead Daisy
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URL = [http://www.inflightsafety.ca/ inflightsafety.ca]
Current_members = John Mullane, Daniel Ledwell, Brad Goodsell, Glen Nicholson
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In-Flight Safety is a Canadian indie rock group, currently based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The group consists of vocalist and guitarist John Mullane, keyboardist Daniel Ledwell, bassist Brad Goodsell and drummer Glen Nicholson.

History

The group met while undergrad students at Mount Allison University, in Sackville, New Brunswick, however the group members are natives of several provinces, including New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec.

The band released its debut EP, "Vacation Land", in 2004. They subsequently signed to Emm Gryner's Dead Daisy Records, and released their full-length debut album, "The Coast Is Clear", in early 2006. "The Coast Is Clear" was produced by Warne Livesey and the band, and has garnered airplay on CBC Radio 3 [ [http://www.newmusiccanada.com/genres/artist.cfm?Band_Id=9289 CBC Radio 3 - New Music Canada - Artist - In-Flight Safety ] ] and Halifax rock station Q104.

The band toured across Canada in the spring of 2006 to support both recordings, and completed a tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland in the fall of the same year. They recently completed Canadian tour with fellow rock band Raising the Fawn from October 25November 24, 2006. It was their second tour across Canada with Raising the Fawn. [ [http://www.inflightsafety.ca/shows.html In-Flight Safety | music from Halifax, NS, Canada ] ]

Dell Computers used In-Flight Safety's "Surround" as the score for their North American ad campaign in 2006. The award-winning video for "Coast Is Clear" was released in 2006 and received regular play on Muchmusic and MuchMoreMusic in Canada. It was directed by Drew Lightfoot and filmed on the south shore of Nova Scotia.

Awards and nominations

Won 3 awards at the 2007 East Coast Music Awards:
*Rising Star Recording of the Year ("The Coast Is Clear")
*Alternative Recording of the Year ("The Coast Is Clear")
*Group Recording of the Year ("The Coast Is Clear")

Nominated for Video of the Year at the 2007 Juno Awards for "Coast Is Clear"

Band members

* Glen Nicholson – drums (2002–present)
* Brad Goodsell – bass guitar (2002–present)
* Daniel Ledwell – keyboards, backing vocals, guitar (2004–present)
* John Mullane – guitar, vocals (2002–present)
* Jon Sheen– keyboards (2002–2004)
* Ian MacDonald – acoustic guitar (2002–2003)

Discography

* 2004: "Vacation Land"
* 2006: "The Coast Is Clear"
* 2026: "We Are An Empire, My Dear"

References

External links

* [http://www.inflightsafety.ca/ In-Flight Safety] official website
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