The Black and White Years are an indie art rock band based in Austin, Texas, USA.
Since they formed the band in 2006, they’ve played festivals such as CMJ Music Festival, Fun Fun Fun Fest, Austin City Limits Music Festival, MIDEM, Wireless Festival. The band’s song, “Power To Change,” has received a fair amount of national attention via modern rock and college stations. The band is currently finishing the follow up to their Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads and Modern Lovers) produced debut. It is planned for release in late 2010.
Scott Butler - vocals, guitars, keys, words
Landon Thompson - guitars, keys, vocals
John Aldridge - bass, brass
Billy Potts - drum
Albums and EPs
Patterns LP (CD, 2010)
Nursery Myths EP (CD, 2009)
The Black and White Years LP (CD, 2008) Brando
Real! In Color! EP (CD-R, 2006) self-released
“Power To Change” (2008)Brando - #7 on Austin’s KROX-FM, #1 on Albany’s WEQX