|Shiny Toy Guns|
Shiny Toy Guns playing at Burt's Tiki Lounge, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 2005
|Origin||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Years active||2002 – present|
|Gregori Chad Petree|
Carah Faye Charnow
Shiny Toy Guns is a Grammy Award nominated indie rock band based in America. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Indie rock is genre of Alternative rock that primarily exists in the independent Underground music scene Electronica includes a wide range of contemporary Electronic music designed for a wide range Synthpop is a subgenre of New Wave and Pop music in which the Synthesizer is the dominant musical instrument Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Cloud2Ground was an American Christian Electronic dance music production duo consisting of Jeremy Dawson and Chad Petree. Gregori Chad Petree (born Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is a musician best known guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the Electronica / indie / Jeremy Dawson (born in Texas, but raised in Shawnee Oklahoma, USA is a musician best known as a member of the Electronica / indie / The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards)—or Grammys —are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Indie rock is genre of Alternative rock that primarily exists in the independent Underground music scene The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 2002. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. They have released three versions of their studio album We Are Pilots, which featured three singles that peaked inside the top 30 in the US Modern Rock Charts. A studio album is an original collection of new tracks by a recording artist
The band was founded in 2002 by bassist and keyboardist Jeremy Dawson and vocalist and guitarist Chad Petree. A bass player (bassist is a Musician who plays a Double bass, Bass guitar, keyboard bass or wind A keyboardist is a Musician who plays Keyboard instruments Until the early 1960s musicians who played keyboards were generally classified as either pianists Jeremy Dawson (born in Texas, but raised in Shawnee Oklahoma, USA is a musician best known as a member of the Electronica / indie / A guitarist is a Musician who plays the Guitar. Guitarists may perform solo pieces or play with ensembles and bands of a wide variety of genres Gregori Chad Petree (born Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is a musician best known guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the Electronica / indie / Both had known each other for years growing up in Shawnee, Oklahoma and worked together on previous music projects such as Cloud2Ground and Slyder. Shawnee is a city in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, United States. Cloud2Ground was an American Christian Electronic dance music production duo consisting of Jeremy Dawson and Chad Petree. After these projects, they went underground for a couple of years but continued making music together until enlisting both vocalist Carah Faye Charnow and drummer Mikey Martin in 2004. A drummer is a Musician who plays a Drum or drums particularly a Drum kit ("drum set" or "trap set" Marching percussion
Ursula Vari was the first female vocalist for the band Shiny Toy Guns. Ursula's vocals were featured in the bands early CD track releases. Ursula Vari fronted the band in 2002/2003 and early 2004, appearing at live gigs and in some early music videos. Ursula Vari's backing vocals were used in the October 2006 We Are Pilots v3 Universal/Motown Records release of 'We Are Pilots' which most likely were used in the final mix from earlier recording sessions. The band fired Vari (for reasons unknown) and hired Carah Faye Charnow in 2004 as their new female leader singer. Vari is credited with having had a major influence in developing and creating Shiny Toy Guns' song lyrics and vocal interpretations of the bands' songs during her tenure. Ursula Vari is from Romania and currently works as a yoga instructor in Los Angeles and occassional actress with credited appearances in several low budget independent films.
Shiny Toy Guns quickly gained popularity locally in California as well as through their MySpace page. MySpace is a popular social networking Website offering an interactive user-submitted network of friends personal profiles blogs groups photos music and In January 2005, they released their first album We Are Pilots through record company Stormwest International. We Are Pilots is the first album of the band Shiny Toy Guns, released by Stormwest International in January 2005. They began touring across America that summer in support of their album. They re-recorded and re-released We Are Pilots through record company Sidecho in November 2005, with a revised track list. We Are Pilots is the second album of Shiny Toy Guns, released by Sidecho Records in November 2005. They continued to tour extensively, and in June 2006, after extensive negotiations that had begun in November of 2005, they signed with Universal Records and released a finalized copy of We Are Pilots on October 17, 2006. We Are Pilots is the major label debut Album by Los Angeles -based band Shiny Toy Guns.
On October 29, 2007 Shiny Toy Guns (using the alias "The Shinys") appeared on the children's television series Yo Gabba Gabba!. Grand Theft Auto III (abbreviated as GTA III) is a sandbox-style action-adventure computer and Video game Events 437 - Valentinian III, Western Roman Emperor, marries Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of his cousin Theodosius II Yo Gabba Gabba! is a Children's television series currently airing on the Nick Jr .
On December 6, 2007, We Are Pilots received a Grammy Award nomination in the category of Best Electronic/Dance Album, but lost to The Chemical Brothers. Events 1060 - Béla I of Hungary is crowned king of Hungary 1240 - Mongol invasion of Rus: Kiev We Are Pilots is the major label debut Album by Los Angeles -based band Shiny Toy Guns. The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards)—or Grammys —are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences The Chemical Brothers are an English Grammy Award winning Electronic music duo of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons (occasionally referred to as Chemical 
|Year||Song||U.S. Hot 100||U.S. Modern Rock||U.S. Dance Airplay||UK Singles Chart||Album|
|2006||"Le Disko"||114||26||-||-||We Are Pilots|
|2007||"You Are the One"||-||25||23||94||We Are Pilots|
|2007||"Rainy Monday"||-||23||-||-||We Are Pilots|