Saving Aimee were a British pop/rock band from Hertfordshire. The band toured extensively for four years, released three singles and an album produced by Justin Hawkins from The Darkness. On 14 December 2009 the band went on an indefinite hiatus.
The band formed in mid-2005. All members grew up together in St Albans and recorded their first EP in 2006. Since 2007, the band toured throughout the UK, playing well over 350 shows. The band toured and played shows with the likes of McFly, Enter Shikari, Simple Plan, Fightstar, Go:Audio, Kill Hannah, Justin Hawkins' Hot Leg, The Ting Tings, The Blackout, Funeral For A Friend, Futures and Young Guns.
Saving Aimee's first release was a free download single "Small Talk" in July 2008. "Small Talk" received airplay on BBC Radio 1 and received A-List rotation on Kerrang! Radio for four months, placing at number 9 in the most played and requested songs of the year. The single received over 20,000 downloads.
In January 2009, the band had their first TV appearance, on BBC 2's BBC Switch.
Own record label:
In 2009, Saving Aimee started their own record label Hey You!, distributed by Autonomy Music Group/Warner Brothers, with its first release being the single and album with the same name We're The Good Guys.
Second single (first chart-eligible release):
The band's second single "We're The Good Guys" from their debut record was released on 3 August 2009. The single was play-listed on Kerrang! Radio, and the BBC Radio 1 playlist for 3 weeks in July 2009. The single charted at #79 mid-week.
The band completed a national UK headline tour promoting their debut single in June/July 2009 with most of the shows selling out in advance. This included sell-out shows at the Newcastle and Birmingham O2 Academy 2 venues. The band also headlined the Redbull stage at Underage Festival, in the summer of 2009.
Their third single "Fresh Since '88" was released on 11 October 2009, download only. It was on the Kerrang! Radio playlist.
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