The band later released the single “Sounds From the Underground”, debuting at #1 on FMQB’s Commercial Specialty SubModern Chart. In 2009 Electric Touch signed with Island Records and went to New York to write their second studio album, which was recorded in L.A. with Howard Benson.”
What should you check out for the week of April 12th?
Well I’m really liking Electric Touch’s single “Magnetic”- it’s so catchy! I like that lead vocalist Shane doesn’t sound like every other artist out there. His rougher voice gives this song a really edgy, punk feel to it, which I’m loving.
They’re currently on tour, head over to their official website www.electrictouch.com for more details!
“Electric Touch is a rock band. The band, consisting of Shane Lawlor on lead vocals/guitar/piano, Louis Messina Jr. on drums, Christopher Leigh on lead guitar/vocals, Portland Musser on bass, and Isaac Strycker on keys/vocals. have played with popular acts The Bravery, The Airborne Toxic Event, Bon Jovi, and Our Lady Peace.The band is composed of four Americans and one British singer, Lawlor, who came to Texas from Nottingham and met up with Leigh and his twin Messina Jr, both natives of Houston. The three recorded a demo, soon signed to the Houston indie label Justice Records and their self titled album was released on August 31, 2008. They have played Coachella, Bonnaroo, SXSW, Lollapalooza, Summerfest, V-festival, Mile High Festival, Buzzfest, Edgefest and Austin City Limits festival.
Label: Island Def Jam Group