In May 2004, the band released their debut single I'm Gonna Get Stabbed. The band's original drummer Ryan Ross left in 2005 and Caroline McKay was asked to replace him. On 30th October 2006, the band released their first self funded limited edition 7" single, Go Square Go!. Following the release of their second limited edition 7" single, Daddy's Gone in November 2007, Glasvegas found themselves at the centre of a bidding war from several major record labels. Later that same year, Daddy's Gone was voted #2 single of the year in an end of year poll by the NME. After releasing their third limited edition 7" single, It's My Own Cheating Heart That Makes Me Cry on 14th February 2008 the band opted to sign for Columbia.
Exactly two weeks later at the NME Awards, the band won the award for best new band: the prestigious Philip Hall Radar Award. The band signed released two further singles – "Geraldine" and "Daddy's Gone" (a re-release of their third single) – which reached numbers sixteen and twelve on the UK Singles Chart respectively. The band's debut album, Glasvegas, was released in September 2008 and reached number two on the UK Albums Chart. A mini-Christmas album, A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like a Kiss), followed in December 2008, which failed to chart in the UK although it reached number fifty-nine on the Swedish Albums Chart. On 30th March, it was announced that drummer Caroline McKay had left the band.
Frontman James Allan explained that it had been McKay's decision to leave the Glasgow four-piece. He said that the remaining members were "really sad" about her departure. Glasvegas wrote and recorded their second album in Los Angeles during the summer and autumn of 2010. In late 2010, the band added Swedish drummer Jonna Löfgren to replace McKay. The band's second album, "EUPHORIC /// HEARTBREAK \\\" is due for release on 28 March 2011. Read more on Last.fm.
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