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The Temper Trap

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With their choirboy vocals and panoramic pop/rock sound, the Temper Trap began building an audience in Melbourne, Australia, where the band first rose to local acclaim after playing St. Jerome's Laneway Festival in March 2006. The Temper Trap released their debut EP that same year, and word of the group's potential soon spread to other continents. Veteran British producer Jim Abbiss (who previously worked on the Arctic Monkeys' debut) saw enough promise in the Temper Trap's material to fly to Australia, where he gathered the musicians into Melbourne's Sing Sing Studios and helped ready their debut album, Conditions, for a 2009 release. "Sweet Disposition," a U2-styled anthem, was released that September as the band's first single. It cracked the Top 40 in multiple countries and appeared in the Zooey Deschanel film (500) Days of Summer, which helped the band increase its following in America. The Temper Trap responded by touring heavily, making stops at festivals like Glastonbury and Bonnaroo along the way. They also reached out to a number of DJs, producers, and bands, asking them to remix material from the group's debut. The result, Conditions Remixed, was released during the band's fall tour in 2010. Two years later, the band delivered its sophomore effort, the eponymously titled The Temper Trap. Produced by Tony Hoffer (Beck, Air, Goldfrapp), the album featured the singles "Need Your Love" and "Trembling Hands." Certified platinum, the album peaked at number one in Australia and earned the band two 2012 Aria Awards, including Best Rock Album. In 2013, during the early stages of production on the group's follow-up album, guitarist Lorenzo Sillitto parted ways with the band. The departure left keyboardist/guitarist Joseph Greer to assume all primary guitar duties. The Temper Trap returned in 2016 with their third full-length album, Thick as Thieves, featuring production from Damian Taylor (Björk, Arcade Fire, the Killers). ~ Andrew Leahey
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Stations Featuring
The Temper Trap

    Top Indie

    Top Indie
    3 songs

    Indie Rock Mix

    Indie Rock Mix
    3 songs

    Indie Party

    Indie Party
    3 songs

    Top Alternative

    Top Alternative
    1 song

    Alternative Mix

    1 song

    Pop Rock

    1 song

    Hot Summer Hits

    1 song

    '00s Indie

    1 song

    Dubstep

    1 song

    Adult Alternative

    1 song

    Adult Rock

    1 song

    Electronica

    1 song

    Gay Anthems

    1 song

Albums by
The Temper Trap

Top Songs by
The Temper Trap

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Sweet Disposition
  3.   Fader
  4.   Science of Fear
  5.   Rest
  6.   Love Lost
  7.   Need Your Love
  8.   Soldier On
  9.   Trembling Hands
  10.   Burn
  11.   Fall Together
  12.   Alive
  13.   Never Again
  14.   Fools
  15.   This Isn't Happiness
  16.   Thick as Thieves
  17.   Closer
  18.   Lost
  19.   Drum Song
  20.   Providence
  21.   Ordinary World
  22.   Tombstone
  23.   Everybody Leaves in the End
  24.   The Trouble with Pain
  25.   Want
  26.   The Sea Is Calling
  27.   Down River
  28.   Resurrection
  29.   Miracle
  30.   On the Run
  31.   Summer's Almost Gone
  32.   Riverina
  33.   I'm Gonna Wait
  34.   Rabbit Hole
  35.   So Much Sky
  36.   Leaving Heartbreak Hotel
  37.   London's Burning
  38.   What If I'm Wrong
  39.   Dreams
  40.   Beating of My Heart by Heidrun
  41.   Where Do We Go from Here
  42.   Dancing in the Dark
  43.   My Sun
  44.   Peter Parker's Alter Ego
  45.   Sirens
  46.   Sunday Painter
  47.   Intro
  48.   Hearts
  49.   Little Boy

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