It has only been more than six months since the rock band last came to Singapore to perform at the F1 last year. Even though they were back to perform their hit singles without a new album out yet, it did not stop the theatre from being packed with people who turned the theatre into a sea of waving stars with their highlight sticks, illuminated wearables and handphones. The background triangular structure of elaborate lighting design flashed and flowed in sync with each beat and rhythm to every song. Together with the LED displays of stunning graphics overlaying the live video performances, the heightened energy of the experience was undeniable. Screams of adoration bounced about as small splashes of pink confetti exploded in the air. When he finished it off with a long fluid stretch of undulating high pitch, an almost never-ending eruption of cheers and applause ensued. He pranced about in impromptu jumpy strides across the platform, clearly enjoying the time with everyone else.
The band first achieved commercial success on Myspace as an unsigned act. In late , after OneRepublic played shows throughout the Los Angeles area, several record labels approached the band with interest, but the band ultimately signed with Velvet Hammer, an imprint of Columbia Records. They made their first album with producer Greg Wells during the summer and fall of at his studio, Rocket Carousel, in Culver City, California. The album was originally scheduled for release on June 6, , but the group was dropped by Columbia two months before the album came out.
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As OneRepublic? The prolific singer, songwriter and producer acknowledges that he hit "maximum burnout" by the end of , after "ten years of nonstop touring and nonstop promotion -- just nonstop, never saying no to anything. We were, like, the band that said 'yes. Why do people need to hear me talk about my life anymore? What is there to say? So I had to live life for the last two years to gather enough experiences -- frankly, doing things that had nothing to do with OneRepublic or trying to write hit records for people -- so I'm not just putting out music. He also worked in commercial real estate and developed a couple of television shows, including one with Simon Fuller that's slated to premiere during I feel like I have a third or fourth wind in me and am excited about doing music and feel like I actually have something to say.
The band first achieved commercial success on Myspace as an unsigned act. They made their first album with producer Greg Wells during the summer and fall of at his studio, Rocket Carousel, in Culver City, California. The album was originally scheduled for release on June 6, , but the group was dropped by Columbia two months before the album came out. The lead single of that album, " Apologize ", was released on April 30, , on Myspace and received some recognition there, becoming number one on the Myspace charts. Its lead single, "Apologize", was remixed by Timbaland , becoming a huge international success, reaching number one in sixteen countries and subsequently earning them a Grammy Award nomination.