Anti Social Media

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Anti Social Media
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Anti Social Media in 2015
(L-R: David Vang, Philip Thornhill, Emil Vissing, and Nikolaj Tøth)
Background information
Origin Denmark
Genres Pop rock
Years active 2014–present
Labels RE:A:CH
Members Philip Thornhill
Nikolaj Tøth
David Vang
Emil Vissing

Anti Social Media is a Danish pop rock band that represented Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "The Way You Are".[1][2] The group consists of Philip Thornhill, Nikolaj Tøth, David Vang and Emil Vissing.

Career[edit]

2015–present: Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

In 2015, Anti Social Media was announced as one of the ten competing musicians in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2015 with the song "The Way You Are". On 7 February 2015 Anti Social Media performed the song and won the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix to represent Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. On 4 May 2015 Anti Social Media released the single "More Than a Friend". On 11 May 2015 they released their debut EP The Way. At the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 they performed during the first Semi-final on 19 May 2015, they failed to qualify for the final. This was the first time since 2007 that Denmark had failed to qualify to the final.

Members[edit]

  • Philip Thornhill (10 June 1995) – vocals
  • Nikolaj Tøth (17 September 1995) – guitar
  • David Vang (22 November 1989) – bass
  • Emil Vissing (26 October 1990) – drums

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details
The Way
  • Released: 11 May 2015
  • Label: RE:A:CH
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
DEN
[3]
ICE
"The Way You Are" 2015 38 55 The Way
"More Than a Friend"
"Fire Exit"
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anti Social media vandt melodi grand prix". Retrieved 7 February 2015. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Granger, Anthony (7 February 2015). "Denmark: Anti Social Media Has Won". Eurovoix. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discography Anti Social Media". Danish Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Basim
with "Cliché Love Song"
Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest
2015
Succeeded by
Lighthouse X
with "Soldiers of Love"