The Haircut, named after a beloved cult classic film, was released to rave reviews, and in June 2006, the band began to experiment with actual drums. The results were considered the pinnacle of Nonstop Nothing's output, producing their first number one hit, "Meters". The band returned to pre-recorded drum beats for an EP, and it was September 2006 when the band's second number one hit was recorded, the playful "Petition" with an award-winning video shot by the band themselves, playing on Dave's front lawn. Later, in November, the band recorded their first session in Trevor's basement, which produced the re-recorded "rockin" version of earlier album track, "Nehemiah in the Doorway". Although it only barely made the Top 20 in the US, it was a huge smash in foreign markets, where the name "Nehemiah" is more popular.
Only one more session followed in 2007, with one song, "Go Di Di Go Di Di Go," having been recorded to test Dave's new recording equipment. After that, it was promptly lost forever. After the failure of that session, Nonstop Nothing took a long hiatus, not recording anything for nearly a year. Then, opportunity struck. Trevor was producing a film about a young man named C.J.
Horsfall (Fun fact, C.J. was present when Nonstop Nothing's first album was completed), and the project needed a theme song; something simple, yet catchy. Trevor crafted a tune and decided that, maybe, it was time to get the band back together. Trevor produced a drum loop in his basement studio and brought it to Dave, who now had a studio inside the high school, for overdubs and remixing.
The resulting track, "C.J.", was a huge success, and produced the band's third number one hit. After the success of this film venture, Trevor tried his hand at another piece of cinema; a motion picture of hate and revenge known only as "The Hand". Trevor set to work on a script and began to plan it meticulously. When an idea to use a soundtrack made of entirely David Bowie songs fell through, Trevor quickly got the band back together to record a score of his own. Unfortunately, the Bowie soundtrack wasn't the only thing to fall through, and the movie was cancelled due to lack of interest.
Of course, the soundtrack was already done, and was released under the title Sketches for My Sweetheart "The Hand", an homage to the late Jeff Buckley. A new re-recording of the much-fabled "Go Di Di Go Di Di Go" was released as a single, featuring guest vocals from Stefon Zittkowski, of "(Whatever Happened to) Stefon" fame. It made the Top 20, but was not a runaway success. Although not very well known in the beginning, Nonstop Nothing seems to be gaining popularity, along with musical talent. Their creative music videos have earned the band a legion of fans, thanks to their homemade charm.
The band find themselves very busy lately, as they begin preparing material for an all-new smash hit follow-up to 2006's "The Haircut". And with that, I say, let us all raise a glass to the future of Nonstop Nothing! Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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