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Bag Raiders

c. 2006 | ORIGIN: AUSTRALIA

Bag Raiders are an Australian electronic band founded in 2006 by mainstays Jack Glass and Chris Stracey. The two both play keyboards, drums, and act as vocalists, producers, and remixers in the group, with Stracey additionally playing guitar. They also DJ, and write and produce remixes of other artists' work. In 2009, they were rated at number 11 on the Inthemix poll of Australia's top 50 DJs.
In October 2010, they issued their self-titled debut album, which peaked at number 7 on the ARIA Albums Chart and received a J Award album of the year nomination. The album's song "Shooting Stars" renewed the band's popularity seven years after its release, when it began being used as part of a popular Internet meme.
Bag Raiders released their self-titled debut studio album, Bag Raiders, on 1 October 2010, charting at No. 7 on the ARIA Albums Chart. Their track, "Shooting Stars" was listed at No. 18 in the Triple J Hottest 100 of 2009. In the next year's list, "Way Back Home", reached No. 46. The second single "Way Back Home" debuted at No. 77 on the ARIA Charts on 29 August 2010, it charted at No. 38 on the official German Singles Chart on 6 June 2011 after being used in the German Vodafone TV advertisement[4][8] and later rose to its peak No. 19. A third single featuring Dan Black, "Sunlight", was released to Australian radio in November 2010. In February 2011 it peaked at No. 84 on the ARIA Top 100. (Wikipedia)

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