The three founding members, whose joint surnames make up the band identify, shaped a band whereas at college on the Schiller-Gymnasium in Sülz in 2011. Initially, these three, Annen, Could and Kantereit, carried out as road musicians in Cologne. At a jam session, they had been joined by double bass participant Lars Lötgering.
In 2013, they launched their first, self-recorded album, which had a launch get together in Gebäude 9 in Cologne. The album, which was partly recorded on the road, is now not out there. They’ve their very own YouTube channel on which they’ve printed their songs. Malte Huck has been the bassist of the band since August 2014 however has since left the group in 2020.
After the discharge of the music video of their track Wohin du gehst, the band toured Germany. In summer time 2014, they performed at a number of huge festivals, such because the Appletree Backyard Pageant, the Open Aptitude, and the Reeperbahn Pageant. In autumn, they performed at a number of live shows because the supporting act for the Beatsteaks and accompanied Clueso on the Stadtrandlichter Tour as a help act. They had been finalists within the New Music Award of the ARD-Jugendprogramme.
Whereas not touring in 2018 the band began a brand new tour on the finish of January 2019 in Mannheim (Membership Tour). In March 2019 they began an enormous corridor tour.
As a result of COVID-19 pandemic, the band was compelled to cancel all deliberate live shows ranging from March 2020. In September 2020, AnnenMayKantereit participated on the mass demonstration Fridays for Future in Berlin the place they introduced that Malte Huck was leaving the band. In November 2020, the band shock launched their third album 12 with out prior announcement.
On the Official Singles Chart Prime 100 of 25 March 2022 to 31 March 2022, the band achieved their first UK hit when their model of Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner“, with Big Rooks, charted at quantity 63. On the identical date, the track was a brand new entry on the Official Irish Singles Chart Prime 50 at quantity 33. Wiki