(On hiatus since 2007)
The Wreckers is an American country pop duo formed in 2004 by singer-songwriters Michelle Branch and Jessica Harp. 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 Country pop, with roots in both the Countrypolitan sound and in Soft rock, is a subgenre of Country music that first emerged in the 1970s In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Maverick Recording Company, is an American Record label and the record company division of entertainment company Maverick. Warner Bros Records Inc is an American Record label that operates as a wholly owned Subsidiary of Warner Music Group. Michelle Jacquet Branch-Landau (born July 2, 1983) is an American Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist She made her Jessica Leigh Harp (born on February 3, 1982 in Kansas City Missouri) is an American Country music Singer-songwriter The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Country pop, with roots in both the Countrypolitan sound and in Soft rock, is a subgenre of Country music that first emerged in the 1970s Singer-songwriter is a term that refers to Performers who write, compose and sing their own material including Lyrics Michelle Jacquet Branch-Landau (born July 2, 1983) is an American Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist She made her Jessica Leigh Harp (born on February 3, 1982 in Kansas City Missouri) is an American Country music Singer-songwriter In 2006, the duo released its debut album Stand Still, Look Pretty, which produced a Number One single on the Billboard Hot Country Songs in its lead-off single "Leave the Pieces. Stand Still Look Pretty is the debut album by the duo The Wreckers, a Country pop duo consisting of Michelle Branch and Jessica Harp Hot Country Songs is a chart published weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States " Leave the Pieces " is a country - pop song written by Jennifer Hanson and Billy Austin and produced by John Shanks and Michelle Branch " The album peaked at number 4 on the US Country chart. As of early August, 2007, both Jessica Harp and Michelle Branch announced that they were putting the band on hold, while they both go forward with solo albums. Jessica Leigh Harp (born on February 3, 1982 in Kansas City Missouri) is an American Country music Singer-songwriter Michelle Jacquet Branch-Landau (born July 2, 1983) is an American Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist She made her This was announced on the band's official message board, that was later closed in early October of 2007.
The Wreckers were formed when Michelle Branch recruited her longtime friend and backing vocalist Jessica Harp -- who, at the time, was en route to signing a record deal of her own -- on a new musical venture, incorporating elements from both Branch's pop-rock style and Harp's classical style to form a unique-sounding duo. Pop rock is a hybrid of Pop music and Rock music that uses catchy pop style with light lyrics over top of guitar-based songs Classical music is a broad term that usually refers to mainstream music produced in or rooted in the traditions of Western liturgical and Secular music Thus, The Wreckers (a shortened form of the second band name given to the girls by Michelle's husband Teddy Landau, "The Cass County Homewreckers") were formed, and signed to Maverick Records. Teddy Landau (born August 31, 1964) is a Bass guitarist for singer/songwriter Michelle Branch (who is also his wife Maverick Recording Company, is an American Record label and the record company division of entertainment company Maverick. Soon, their song "The Good Kind" -- originally recorded solely by Harp -- was featured on the hit teen television series One Tree Hill. One Tree Hill is a teen television drama created by Mark Schwahn that premiered on September 23 2003 on The WB Television Network. They performed this song on the show on February 8, 2005. Events 421 - Constantius III becomes co- Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Later that month, the duo embarked on the month-long, nation-wide One Tree Hill Tour alongside Gavin DeGraw, Tyler Hilton, and Bethany Joy Lenz. Gavin DeGraw (born February 4, 1977) is an American Singer-songwriter and Musician. Tyler James Hilton (born November 22, 1983) is an American Singer-songwriter and Actor. Bethany Joy Galeotti (born Bethany Joy Lenz on April 2 1981) is an American singer-songwriter musician and Actress. Branch later expressed her dislike of going on tour without releasing an album first, and The Wreckers then attempted to release their debut album, Stand Still, Look Pretty. Stand Still Look Pretty is the debut album by the duo The Wreckers, a Country pop duo consisting of Michelle Branch and Jessica Harp However, the album faced several delays.
Stand Still, Look Pretty was finally released in May 2006, followed by a heavy promotional radio campaign by the band. It made the top five on the country music albums chart in the United States, also making the top twenty on the Billboard 200. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard The album was also a Number One album on the United Kingdom Country Chart. They performed in Indianapolis, Indiana at Monument Circle on April 2 as part of the Final Four celebration. The State of Indiana ( was the 19th US state admitted into the union Events 68 - Galba, Governor of Hispania, names himself legatus senatus populique Romani, breaking the line of The Wreckers went on tour as Rascal Flatts opening act during the summer of 2006, in addition to playing smaller club dates as headliners. Rascal Flatts is an American Grammy Award -winning Country pop group founded in Nashville Tennessee. "My, Oh My", was the second single from Stand Still, Look Pretty, and its Wild West-themed video was filmed on the Wild West stage at Universal Studios. Universal Studios Hollywood is a Movie studio in the Universal City community of unincorporated Los Angeles County, California, They were nominated for "Vocal Duo of the Year" at the 40th Annual CMA Awards, but lost to Brooks & Dunn. The Country Music Association Awards, also known as the CMA Awards or the CMAs and not to be confused with the ACM Awards, are voted on by business members of the Country Brooks & Dunn are an American Country music duo consisting of Singer-songwriters Kix Brooks (born Leon Eric Brooks III May 12, 1955
In December 2006 The Wreckers were nominated for a Grammy Award for "Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal" for "Leave the Pieces". The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards)—or Grammys —are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences The Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was first awarded in 1970 
The duo has since stated that their next recording projects will be solo albums. Jessica Harp has stated that they will indeed continue The Wreckers as a side project, but solo albums are what "feels right" for now. 
|US Country||US 200||UK Country|
|2006||Stand Still, Look Pretty||4||14||1||Gold|
|2007||Way Back Home: Live at New York City|
|US Country||US Hot 100||US Pop 100||CAN|
|2005||"The Good Kind"||115||One Tree Hill (soundtrack)|
|"I'm Feeling You" (w/ Santana and Michelle Branch)||55||56||34||All That I Am (Santana album)|
|2006||"Leave the Pieces"||1||34||54||20||Stand Still, Look Pretty|
|"My, Oh My"||9||87|