The story of MeTalkPretty has been quite remarkable  for an independent band.

Formed in 2006 in New York, NY, the rockers quickly  released 1 EP and embarked on a journey of relentless  touring and promotion. They built up a loyal fan-base, amassing over 500 shows in The US and Canada including three years on The Vans Warped Tour, and appearances at the prominent SXSW and CMJ festivals. Their Hot Topic and Best Buy chain acoustic tours have made the band favorites at the retail level.

2009 saw the band win a MTV VMA for Best Breakout Artist in NYC. The band completed a music video for their debut single "Wake Up!"

The video won them MTVU’s FRESHMAN award (voted for by the fans) shortly after its release. "Wake Up!" has also been placed in video games – EA Sports NHL 2010 and The Sims 3: World Adventures.

The band’s music practically bursts with passion from the very beginning of the album. Vocalist, Uliana Preotu, has a breathless urgency to her vocal style and her counterpart, songwriter/guitarist, Leon Lyazidi, brings a darkness and texture to the music that makes it so much more than radio-ready-rock. The rhythm section of James Kluz drums and Nate Meng bass provide the most solid of foundations for the band’s dynamic sound.

MeTalkPretty released their debut full-length record, entitled "We Are Strangers" earlier this year, and will spend the majority of 2011 on tour in support of the record.

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