With seven gold and platinum recordings and over three million albums sold, this a cappella quartet is one of Canada’s top international success stories as a global institution and a legend in the world of vocal music. The Nylons return with a brand new Juno Award nominated album, trademark silky smooth harmonies, soulful emotive leads and oodles of debonair charm!
About The Nylons
The Nylons are an a cappella group founded in 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Best known for their covers of The Turtles' Happy Together, Steam's Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye, and The Tokens' version of the traditional The Lion Sleeps Tonight.
This four-member vocal group has since become a global institution and a legend in the world of vocal music, having performed over 1000 concerts in dozens of tours worldwide including Japan, Korea, China, Australia, Europe, Brazil, the US, and Canada.
From their formation in the back of a delicatessen in Toronto in the late 1970s to headlining at Carnegie Hall, The Nylons have a storied history. Their first album was a Canadian platinum seller with big hits Up The Ladder To The Roof and The Lion Sleeps Tonight. The second album, One Size Fits All, was successfully distributed in the United States and became the foundation for their increasing fan base in that country leading to constant touring on both sides of the border. A gold disc for the One Size Fits All album in Holland opened up the European market for the group.
The Nylons have received numerous awards and accolades including their gold a Tokyo Music Festival award, and a Canadian Juno. Disney used their song That Kind Of Man in their feature film The Tin Man, and their version of Up The Ladder To The Roof was used in the movie Made In Heaven. Their recordings have been played to the astronauts on the NASA Space Shuttle, they have performed on The Tonight Show and made numerous major media appearances including Good Morning America.
The Nylons are renowned for their vibrant live shows, featuring dazzling harmonies, smooth arrangements, and fabulous showmanship. The Nylons continue to perform worldwide to passionate audiences and critical acclaim.
In 2006 The Nylons released their 25th Anniversary album titled Sterling. The group is recently released their 15th album Skin Tight, and includes the current Nylons line-up featuring founder Claude Morrison (tenor), Garth Mosbaugh (tenor/baritone), Gavin Hope (tenor/baritone/bass) and Tyrone Gabriel (bass/baritone).
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