- In-Flight Safety
Infobox musical artist
Name = In-Flight Safety
Img_capt = In-Flight Safety performing at the 2007 NXNE festival.
Landscape = yes
Background = group_or_band
Origin = Halifax,
Nova Scotia, Canada
Label = Dead Daisy
URL = [http://www.inflightsafety.ca/ inflightsafety.ca]
Current_members = John Mullane, Daniel Ledwell, Brad Goodsell, Glen Nicholson
In-Flight Safety is a Canadian
indie rockgroup, 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.
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 Kingdomand Irelandin the fall of the same year. They recently completed Canadian tour with fellow rock band Raising the Fawnfrom October 25– November 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 Computersused 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 Muchmusicand MuchMoreMusicin Canada. It was directed by Drew Lightfootand 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")
* Glen Nicholson – drums (2002–present)
* Brad Goodsell –
* Daniel Ledwell – keyboards,
backing vocals, guitar (2004–present)
* John Mullane –
* Jon Sheen– keyboards (2002–2004)
* Ian MacDonald – acoustic guitar (2002–2003)
* 2004: "Vacation Land"
* 2006: "The Coast Is Clear"
* 2026: "We Are An Empire, My Dear"
* [http://www.inflightsafety.ca/ In-Flight Safety] official website
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