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Portland, Oregon, United States (1996 – present)

Glass Candy is an American band from Portland, Oregon, United States that formed in 1996. The band consists of vocalist Ida No and guitarist/synthesist/general producer Johnny Jewel.

While the band’s early work blended noise rock with electropop, their later work incorporates Italo disco. The band is known for evolving through the years since their original collaboration, and experimenting with various musical genres.

They have released a number of albums since the early 2000s, their most recent being 2008’s Deep Gems.

Glass Candy was formed by Ida No, from Vancouver, Washington and Johnny Jewel, from Austin, Texas, in 1996. The two began working together in Portland, Oregon, just across the Columbia River from No’s hometown of Vancouver, Washington. No describes their early work as “droney and weird.” Their first two singles, which they self-released under the name “Glass Candy & the Shattered Theatre”, were “Metal Gods” (2001) and a cover of Josie Cotton’s “Johnny Are You Queer” (2002). They toured with The Convocation Of… in 2001, and released a live album that year on Vermin Scum. Their first studio album, Love Love Love, was issued on Troubleman Unlimited in 2003. A second full-length followed on Troubleman the next year. Jewel founded Italians Do It Better with Mike Simonetti as a subsidiary of Troubleman.


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  • Oleg990

    Как добавить себе альбом?

    16 Jan 8:26pm Reply
  • Janzu21

    B/E/A/T/B/O/X still goes hard, wouldn't mind new album though. v I refuse to believe.

    14 Jan 5:21am Reply
  • deartommy

    Yeah, ///BODY WORK/// is already 7 years in the making, but I don't think they will drop it in 2015

    28 Dec 2014 Reply
  • angeel88

    they have been delaying Body Work for so long that now my expectations are just too high.. i hope the wait is worth it

    10 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Janzu21

    Chromatic's new album 'Dear Tommy' will be out before Glass Candy's though.

    9 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Janzu21

    "Glass Candy’s album Body Work and Symmetry’s Still Life are also in the works."

    9 Dec 2014 Reply
  • nigeyb

    new album please x2

    17 Nov 2014 Reply
  • angeel88

    new album please ?

    7 Nov 2014 Reply
  • lrreplaceable_

    beatbox was alright but warm in the winter was amazing so i want a new album asap

    23 Aug 2014 Reply
  • Electrofreaks

    Why is the new album not out yet? It was finished ages ago.........?

    3 Jul 2014 Reply
  • AirGuitarGod69

    this shit sucks

    27 Jun 2014 Reply
  • solanaceae13

    seriously where's dat album ???

    21 Feb 2014 Reply
  • barbadoforte

    I really need a new album right now [3]

    12 Feb 2014 Reply
  • DontForgetToFly

    I really need a new album right now [2]

    12 Feb 2014 Reply
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    22 Jan 2014 Reply
  • alin1

    I just listened their album B/E/A/T/B/O/X; I think it's great. :)

    18 Jan 2014 Reply
  • angeel88

    I really need a new album right now

    16 Jan 2014 Reply
  • Amrabart

    love at first listen

    26 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Janzu21

    B/E/A/T/B/O/X <3 The Chameleon <3 Warm In The Winter <3

    24 Dec 2013 Reply

    Whenever the next one comes, it's pretty much a guaranteed 10/10 based on what I hear from "After Dark 2."

    18 Dec 2013 Reply
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