My Jerusalem is an Indie Rock band that formed in the New Orleans, Louisiana area and now resides in Austin, Texas. The band originally began as a collective featuring Jeff Klein and Dave Rosser of The Twilight Singers, Rick Nelson of Polyphonic Spree, Ashley Dzerigian of Great Northern and Cully Symington of Bishop Allen. Their debut EP was released on March 10 and is titled Without Feathers.
My Jerusalem's connecting thread was Jeff Klein, who had played with each of the band's current members on his solo tour and as a touring and recording member of The Twilight Singers and The Gutter Twins. Klein said that "I didn't actually start out thinking of forming a band. I'd played with all of them at different times, and I was like, 'How great would it be to play will all of these people at the same time?' And then when we did it made perfect sense for that to be what we do. We clicked immediately.".
Their grand introduction was at SXSW 2009, in what band members considered their "opening night."
In June 2009, both AOL/Spinner and Apple declared My Jerusalem as buzzworthy and promoted the song Sweet Chariot. In October 2009 My Jerusalem embarked on a US tour with Har Mar Superstar and also played the CMJ Music Festival
In late 2010, The band released their debut album Gone For Good to much critical acclaim. The band quickly gained support from well respected outlets such as BBC 6Music which hosted a live session on Marc Rileys show and NPR featuring them on All Songs Considered.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license