Out For Hours

Rank #285 US Chicago, IL Rock / College / Pop/Alternative

50% of sales go to the charity Love Hope Strength.

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Sounds Like: Better Than Ezra, Phoenix, Two Door Cinema Club, Foo Fighters, Guster

Bio: Priding themselves on writing melodic tunes, the Chicago band has shaped itself by fine tuning their sound over the past 10 years, finding their groove as Out For Hours.

A tornado brought the two band founders together. Vocalist Frankie Monacella and guitarist Chris Ulrich, both songwriters, me... See Full Bio

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“Songwriters Frankie Monacella and Chris Ulrich have a history of traveling together... They got reacquainted on a mission trip to Oklahoma City to aid victims after a May 1999 tornado outbreak. The two played guitar and sang to lift the spirits of the weary volunteers. In the process, they discovered their own musical chemistry. “We just started screwing around with the guitars at night, just playing a few tunes,” Ulrich recalls. The experience inspired Monacella to write “The Tornado Song” for Out For Hours’ full-length debut album, “Save Today Tomorrow.” Their band name was inspired by the spirit of the journey as well, Ulrich explains. “When you’re on a road trip, the best feeling in the world is being in that back seat,” he said. “Not driving, passed out, you’ve got the best tunes you could ever think of playing in the car and you’re just out for hours.” Monacella adds that “out for hours” were “the first lyric[s] of the very”
—  Jennifer Wagner, Chicago Tribune - Red Eye
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  • CKG (Artist) CKG
    Great music! Keep at it!
  • Ron Meyer (Artist) Ron Meyer
    Great band! Best wishes, gentlemen!
  • Sarah Kesler (Fan) Sarah Kesler
    I seen you guys at Naperville , you guys were great , hope to see you guys again soon. The guitar player on the right reminded me of my bestfriend Ashly Tuner , i love to see...
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