"Mew" is an indie rock band from Denmark.
The band members, Jonas Bjerre, Bo Madsen, Silas Utke Graae Jørgensen and the former member Johan Wohlert, who all originate from the posh neighborhood Hellerup north of Copenhagen, now reside in London, England. Whilst their music is often classified as Indie, they sometimes humorously refer to it themselves as "pretentious art rock".
Mew became a huge success in Denmark when they emerged on the scene alongside the likes of Carpark North, Swan Lee and Saybia, amongst others, in 2003. At the 2003 Danish Music Critics Award Show, Mew was awarded prizes for "Album of the Year" and "Band of the Year". After a European tour supporting R.E.M. they have begun to attract wider attention. Their latest album ''And The Glass Handed Kites'' was released in Denmark on September 19, 2005, and in the UK and rest of Europe on September 26. They are MTV Asia "Buzz-Worthy" as of January, 2006, and at the recent DMA06 (Danish Music Awards) they took home 4 statuettes. According to Columbia Records, ''And The Glass Handed Kites'' will be released in the United States on July 25, 2006. Furthermore, the band will spend the summer and early fall of...
|music genre||Indie (music)|
|current members|| Jonas Bjerre|
Silas Utke Graae Jørgensen
|past members||Johan Wohlert (Former member)|