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The Compact Disk Dummies is a Belgian electropunk band from Desselgem (Waregem). The group consists of the brothers Lennert (born in 1993) and Janus Coorevits (born in 1995). Both do the vocals and play keyboards, Lennert also plays the guitar.

Compact Disk Dummies
OriginDesselgem, Belgium
GenresElectropunk
Years active2010–present
Labels[PIAS] Recordings
Websitewww.compactdiskdummies.info
MembersLennert Coorevits
Janus Coorevits

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HistoryEdit

The group was founded in 2010 and in the same year they won the Music Live event,[1] and ended second at the Belgian edition of the Kunstbende.[2] Their musical breakthrough came when the two brothers won Humo's Rock Rally as teenagers in 2012, in the Ancienne Belgique.[3] They ended before groups as Geppetto & The Whales to become the successors of School is Cool.

In March 2013 they brought out their first EP "Mess with Us", together with their first single "The Reeling". The title temporarily reached the top of Studio Brussel's De Afrekening list on 27 April 2013,[4] and stood in the Flemish Ultratop 50 during six weeks.[5] In the summer of 2013 they featured in festivals like the Lokerse Feesten and Pukkelpop.

On May 6, 2016, the band released their debut album Silver Souls.[6]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • Silver Souls (2016)

Extended playsEdit

  • Mess with Us (2013)

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak positions
BEL
(Fl)

[5]
2013 "The Reeling" 38
"Mess with Us" tip68
"What You Want" tip14
2016 "Girls Keep Drinking" tip22
2017 "Remain in Light" tip43
2019 "Cry for Me" tip13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Laatste week inschrijvingen!" (in Dutch). Jeugd en Muziek Vlaanderen. Archived from the original on 13 February 2015. Retrieved 13 Feb 2015.
  2. ^ "Historiek" (in Dutch). Kunstbende. Retrieved 13 Feb 2015.
  3. ^ Van der Speeten, Sasha (25 Mar 2012). "Compact Disk Dummies wint Rock Rally". Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). Retrieved 13 Feb 2015.
  4. ^ vhp (27 Apr 2013). "FAZ: Compact Disk Dummies op 1 in De Afrekening van Studio Brussel" (in Dutch). Het Nieuwsblad. Retrieved 13 Feb 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Compact Disk Dummies". ultratop.be/nl. Retrieved 13 Feb 2015.
  6. ^ https://www.discogs.com/Compact-Disk-Dummies-Silver-Souls/release/8521809

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