Days of the New was an American rock band from Charlestown, Indiana , formed in It briefly included future pop star Nicole Scherzinger. When they turned to an acoustic sound, they changed the name of the band and added guitarist Todd Whitener. A demo version of the song "Freak" appeared on the Harvest Showcase Volume 3 , a compilation of Louisville area artists.
Buy Days of the New. Days of the New came out of the gate in and forged their own style of dark acoustic rock. The first of three self-titled albums, Days of the New was relevant and successful in due to its fresh acoustic approach and catchy vocal hooks. The album has held up well over the course of the two decades since it was first released. At the time of its formation and recording of this debut album, Meeks, bassist Jesse Vest and drummer Matt Taul were all still teenagers. Soon the group turned towards an exclusively acoustic sound and added a second guitarist, Todd Whitener. After just three live performances in , the freshly named Days of the New was signed by producer Scott Litt and recorded this debut album the Fall of that year. The song would reach the Top 5 of the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart in and become a radio staple for several years.
Days of the New also known as the Orange or Yellow album is the debut album of alternative rock band Days of the New , and the first of their three self-titled albums. The album was released in through Outpost Records. Drummer Matt Taul was called away from the studio during the sessions for the birth of his daughter, so session drummer Adam Turgeon filled in on some tracks.