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Go Back To The Zoo

Go Back to the Zoo
Go Back to the Zoo live at Op De Tôffel 2010
Background information
Origin Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Genres Rock, britpop[1]
Years active 2008–present
Website www.gobacktothezoo.nl
Members Cas Hieltjes
Teun Hieltjes
Lars Kroon
Bram Kniest

Go Back to the Zoo, also known as GBTTZ[2][3] is a Dutch indie rock band, formed in Nijmegen by the two brothers Cas (vocals) and Teun Hieltjes (guitar), and Bram Kniest (drum). After they moved to Amsterdam, they met Lars Kroon (bass guitar) waiting in a queue for a concert by The Strokes.[4]

In 2008, the group self-released their eponymous debut EP. This record was produced by Torre Florim, lead singer of another Dutch rock band, De Staat. Their single ‘Beam Me Up’ was used by Nike for a worldwide campaign and after that, Go Back to the Zoo got signed to Universal Music and in May 2009 ‘Beam Me Up’ was released as their first official single. In December 2009 they released their second single ‘Electric’ with a video which features the bandmembers as musical transformers.

On Friday, the 13th of August 2010, Go Back To The Zoo released their debut album called Benny Blisto.

'Beam Me Up' was re-released in 2011, after it was used in the promotion video a new season of the TV serie Californication

On April 6th, 2012, Go Back to the Zoo released their second album, Shake A Wave. The album was produced by JB Meijers and Dennis van Leeuwen. The release of the album was accompanied by a club tour through the Netherlands.

Discography

Album(s) with charts in the Dutch
Album Top 20/50/75/100
Date of
release
Date of entry
 Highest 
position
 Number of 
weeks
 Comments 
Benny Blisto 13-08-2010 21-08-2010 3 55 -
Shake a Wave 06-04-2012 14-04-2012 4 - -

Singles

Single Release year NL Weeks
Beam Me Up 2010 82 1
Electric 2010 15 11
Hey DJ 2010 67 2
I'm The Night (See You Later) 2010 - -
Smoking On The Balcony 2011 - -
What If [5] 2012 79 2

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Nederlands World Heritage Encyclopedia.


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