The Neighbourhood

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The Neighbourhood
The Neighbourhood 2018.jpg
Left to right: Zach Abels, Jeremy Freedman, Brandon Fried, Jesse Rutherford, and Mikey Margott
Background information
Also known as The NBHD (abbreviation)
Origin Newbury Park, California, U.S.
Genres
Years active 2011–present
Labels Columbia
Website thenbhd.com
Members
  • Jesse Rutherford
  • Jeremy Freedman
  • Zach Abels
  • Mikey Margott
  • Brandon Alexander Fried
Past members
  • Bryan Sammis

The Neighbourhood (sometimes rendered as "THE NBHD") is an American rock band formed in Newbury Park, California in 2011. The band is composed of vocalist Jesse Rutherford, guitarists Jeremy Freedman and Zach Abels, bassist Mikey Margott, and drummer Brandon Alexander Fried, after releasing two EPs, I'm Sorry...,and Thank You, The Neighbourhood released their first full-length album I Love You. on April 23, 2013 via Columbia Records.[2] The same year they released the EP "The Love Collection" and in November 2014, a mixtape titled #000000 & #FFFFFF. Their second album, Wiped Out! was released in October 30, 2015. In March 9, 2018 their self-titled third studio album came out, preceded by the release of two EPs: Hard on September 22, 2017, which briefly charted on the Billboard 200, and To Imagine on January 12, 2018. After the release of the album, the tracks from the extended plays that weren't included on the final tracklisting were collected in another EP, "Hard to Imagine".

History[edit]

Formation and I Love You. (2011–2013)[edit]

The band members chose the British spelling of 'neighbourhood' on the advice of their manager, in order to distinguish themselves from a band already using the American spelling.[3]

In early 2012, The Neighbourhood released "Female Robbery" and "Sweater Weather";[4] in May 2012, the band unveiled their debut self-released extended play titled I'm Sorry... for free download, produced by Justyn Pilbrow.[5] In December 2012, The Neighbourhood released their second EP, Thank You,.[6]

The band performed at Coachella in 2013,[7] anticipating their debut album I Love You., which was premiered on April 16, 2013 via Rolling Stone[8] and officialy released on April 23, 2013 via Columbia Records. It debuted at number 39 on the US Billboard 200 albums chart, selling 9,000 units in its first week,[9] it was preceded by the lead single "Sweater Weather", which music video was released on March 5, 2013.[10] The made their first televised performance of the song on June 27, 2013 at Jimmy Kimmel Live.[11] "Sweater Weather" topped the charts in early June 2013, reaching number one on Billboard Alternative Songs chart[12] and breaking the top ten on Billboard Heatseekers Songs chart.[13]

The band went on tour opening for Imagine Dragons on July and September 2013,[14] the Neighbourhood also made two appearances in Eastern Canada during the summer of 2013. They played as one of the headliners of Toronto's Edgefest on July 31, 2013,[15] and then a few days later played at Canada's largest music festival, Osheaga, in Montreal on August 4.[16] The Neighbourhood performed at Atlanta's Music Midtown on September 21, 2013.[17]

#000000 & #FFFFFF and Wiped Out! (2014–2015)[edit]

On January 16, 2014, the band revealed via social media that drummer Bryan Sammis was leaving the band.[18]

On April 2014 The Neighbourhood announced their summer 2013 tour called The Love Collection Tour along with Lovelife, the 1975, and JMSN.[19] as well as that they were planning the release of a mixtape.[20] On December 10, 2013 they released a new EP called The Love Collection;[21] in November 28, 2014 the band finally released the project, titled #000000 & #FFFFFF (the HEX color codes for black and white, respectively) for free.[22] It was hosted by DJ Drama and features guest appearances by YG, Dej Loaf, French Montana, Danny Brown, G-Eazy and others.[23] The mixtape was officially released for streaming and digital download on November 22, 2017.[24]

In August 2015, the band announced the upcoming October 30 release of their second album Wiped Out!. It was preceded by the lead single "R.I.P. 2 My Youth"[25] and reached the number 13 position on the US Billboard 200.[26] The band embarked on a European tour on November 2015[27] and on an American tour in May and June 2016 to support the album.[28]

Hard, To Imagine and self-titled album (2017-present)[edit]

On September 21, 2017, The Neighbourhood released the EP "Hard"[29][30] which reached the number 183 position on the US Billboard 200 chart.[26] Another EP called To Imagine was released on January 12, 2018,[31][32] the band later announced their self-titled third studio album The Neighbourhood and it was released on March 9, 2018 including some tracks from the previous extended plays, as the lead single "Scary Love".[33] After the release, the tracks from the extended plays that weren't included on the final tracklisting were collected in another EP called "Hard to Imagine".[34]

Members[edit]

Current

  • Jesse Rutherford – lead vocals
  • Zachary Abels – lead guitar, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeremiah Freedman – rhythm guitar, lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Margott – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Brandon Fried – drums, percussion, backing vocals

Former

  • Bryan "Olivver" Sammis – drums, percussion, backing vocals.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[35]
US
Alt.

[36]
US
Rock

[37]
AUS
[38]
BEL
[39]
CAN
[40]
NZ
[41]
SCO
[42]
UK
[43]
I Love You. 25 9 10 20 92 70
Wiped Out!
  • Released: October 30, 2015
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
13 1 2 57 156 15 37 86
The Neighbourhood
  • Released: March 9, 2018
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
61 4 10 89

EPs[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[35]
US
Heat

[45]
I'm Sorry...
  • Released: May 7, 2012[46]
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: CD, 10", digital download
11
Thank You,
  • Released: December 17, 2012[6]
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: CD, 7", digital download
The Love Collection
  • Released: December 10, 2013[21]
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: Digital download
Hard
  • Released: September 22, 2017[29][30]
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: Digital download
183
To Imagine
  • Released: January 12, 2018[31][32]
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: Digital download
Hard to Imagine
  • Released: March 9, 2018[34]
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: Digital download
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Mixtapes[edit]

List of mixtapes
Title Album details
#000000 & #FFFFFF
  • Release: November 28, 2014[24]
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[47]
US
Alt.

[48]
US
Pop

[49]
US
Rock

[50]
BEL
[39]
CAN
[51]
FRA
[52]
SCO
[53]
UK
[43]
"Female Robbery"[54][55] 2012 I Love You.
"Sweater Weather" 14 1 7 4 138 68 49 49
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[44]
  • BPI: Silver[56]
"Let It Go"[57][58] 2013
"Afraid" 115 4 18
"R.I.P. 2 My Youth" 2015 122 25 13 121 51 85 Wiped Out!
"Scary Love"[59] 2017 22 19 The Neighbourhood
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
Rock

[50]
"#icanteven" (featuring French Montana)[60][61][62] 2014 #000000 & #FFFFFF
"The Beach"[63][61] 2015 34 Wiped Out!
"Prey"[64] 39
"Daddy Issues"[61] 2016 37
"Stuck With Me"[65][61] 2017 42 The Neighbourhood
"Void"[66] 2018 45
"Nervous"[67] 38
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other charted songs[edit]

List of other charted songs, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
Alt.

[48]
US
Rock

[50]
"Cry Baby" 2015 35 25 Wiped Out!
"Single" 49
"24/7" 2017 49 Hard
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and directors
Title Year Director(s)
"Female Robbery" 2012 ENDS[68][69][70][71][72]
"Let It Go"
"A Little Death"
"Sweater Weather" 2013
"Afraid"
"Lurk" 2014 N/A[20]
"#icanteven" 2015 Eif Rivera[73]
"Dangerous" Jake Janisse [74]
"Warm" Dexter Navy[75]
"R.I.P. 2 My Youth" Hype Williams
"Daddy Issues" 2016 Warren Kommers[76]
"Hard to Imagine" 2018 Jack Begert[77]
"Scary Love" Alan Smithee[78]

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