Parachute took root in the college town of Charlottesville, Virginia, where the group honed its mix of pop/rock, funk, and contemporary blue-eyed soul under the original name Sparky’s Flaw formed by high school students Will Anderson (vocals, guitar), Johnny Stubblefield (drums), Christopher “Kit” French (saxophone, keyboards), Alex Hargrave (bass), and Nate McFarland (guitar). They released a self-titled EP in August 2007 and several months later, the band changed their name to Parachute. Parachute
continues to tour around the country having performed with artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Gavin DeGraw, NeedtoBreathe and Andy Grammer. In 2013, they co-headlined a national tour with The Plain White T’s. They’ve also performed before crowds of over a million at a New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square. The band is currently in the studio working on their next album expected to be released in 2015.
Check out these songs on YouTube – “She is Love“, “Something to Believe In“, “Kiss Me Slowly” and “Can’t Help”
Learn more about Parachute at these links:
@parachute on Twitter
parachute on facebook
parachute on Instagram
parachutevamusic on YouTube