The Blue Van
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THE BLUE VAN is a rock band hailing from Denmark. In April 2005, they released their first full-length album The Art Of Rolling on TVT Records in U.S. touring throughout the country including tours with The Pretenders, Jet, Hot Hot Heat, Electric Six and hit festivals including Austin City Limits and the Village Voice’s hipster Siren Festival. Their second album Dear Independence, was released in 2007, which was followed by extensive touring to support its’ release and fans were treated to early renditions of Rico, The Odyssey and Don’t Leave Me Blue. Their third album, 'Man Up' released in 2010 and included the lead single Silly Boy that was featured in a 2008 U.S. commercial for the Samsung Behold cell phone. It was the first of many syncs from the band’s catalog, i.e. Man Up, Silly Boy and I’m a Man. Those and others have been featured television series’ including “90210”, “Call Me Fritz”, “Revenge”, “Shameless”, “Free Radio”, “Private Practice”, “CSI New York”, “NCIS”, “Entourage”, “Mercy”, “Dallas”, “Lie To Me”, and numerous commercials including Scrubs, Red Lobster, Samsung, Common Law, Telus, Time Warner Cable, and NFL football. In the addition, Man Up has also been used in the “MLB 09” video game. Most recently, their song Independence was used as the theme for the USA Network’s new show Royal Pains and There Goes My Love was used in a debut Apple iPad commercial that first aired during the 2010 Oscars. Furthermore, the title track from their 2010 album Love Shot appears in the 2012 film Magic Mike (which stars Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey), I’m a Man was used in the new American Pie movie (American Reunion) and also appears on the soundtrack, and Man Up was used in the trailer for Adam Sandler’s, “That’s My Boy”. The band has just released their fifth album 'Would You Change Your Life' and plan to hit the road stateside most of 2013.