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Grand Avenue is a rock band from Denmark started in 2001. The band consists of Rasmus Walter-Hansen (vocals, guitar). Niels-Kristian Bærentzen (guitar), Marc Stebbing (bass) and Hjalte Thygesen (drums).
The four band members met at a music college in London in 1997. Frontman Walter-Hansen and lead guitarist Bærentzen started to write songs together and with the addition og Stebbing and Thygesen Grand Avenue was formed. The band released a single in 2003 called "What's On Your Mind", which became "Ugens Uundgåelige" (the most played number on the radio station for a week) on National Danish Radio P3, which caught the attention of EMI. The band signed with the record company, and released their debut album Grand Avenue in 2003.
In 2005, the band moved to New York to record their follow-up album She and work with producer Bryce Goggin. The album was released in 2005.
During 2006, the band started working on their third album, The Outside which was released in 2007. Again, the band had a "Ugens Uundgåelige" with the single "The Outside".
Frontman Walter-Hansen dated supermodel Helena Christensen for two years from 2004 to 2006.

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