The Script is an Irish pop rock band formed in 2001. The band consists of lead vocalist/pianist Danny O'Donoghue, vocalist/guitarist Mark Sheehan, and drummer Glen Power. Based in London after signing to Sony Label Group imprint Phonogenic, the band released their eponymous debut album in August 2008, featuring the hit songs "The Man Who Can't Be Moved" and "Breakeven (Falling to Pieces)". The album peaked at number one in Ireland and the UK. Their second album, Science & Faith, was released in September 2010, and contains the hit songs "For the First Time" and "Nothing". The album peaked at number one in Ireland and the UK, and number three on the US Billboard 200. Their third album, #3, peaked at number one in Ireland and the UK, containing the hit song "Hall of Fame", in collaboration with hip hop artist will.i.am. In 2014, they released their fourth album No Sound Without Silence which peaked at number one and spawned the hit single "Superheroes".
The Script's music has been featured in popular television programmes such as 90210, Ghost Whisperer, The Hills, Waterloo Road, EastEnders, Made in Chelsea and The Vampire Diaries. Frontman Danny O'Donoghue was also a coach on The Voice UK for seasons 1 and 2, before leaving the show in order to focus more on the band. In 2009 Victoria's Secret chose "The Man Who Can't Be Moved" as the theme for its annual parade The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2009 for the opening segment and the Enchanted Forest segment with Heidi Klum.
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