Who are the American Authors?
They are best known for their singles "Best Day of My Life" and "Believer" from their album Oh, What a Life.
The quartet that is American Authors first encountered each other in 2006 at College, namely the Berklee College of Music in 2006. When they originally go together they named themselves the ‘Blue Pages’. Following the success of numerous tour and recordings, the Blue Pages released theirdebut single "Run Back Home" through the medium of iTunes, like many modern artists attemting to get their material on to the mainstream.
In 2012, the blue Pages decided to change the name for their band, and American Authors were born. They were successful and they attained attention from rock radio staions after their release of their debut single, titled"Believer, " This song later went on to win them Overall Grand Prize in the 18th Annual USA Songwriting Competition ".
Additionally, their sound proved highly popular after their second single, titled, "Best Day of My Life", was included in numerous televeion advertisemnets worldwide, inclufing a Hyundai television advertisement in the UK, a trailer for the film Delivery Man, and the opening sequence for ESPN's 2013 World Series of Poker coverage.
The popularity didn’t stop their and the rock band went on to filter through more media after the release of their self-titled debut EP on 2013. This time it was Their song "Hit It" that caught the attention of sound techinicians everywhere, as it was featured on the FIFA 14 video game.] Their song "Best Day of My Life" is the title music of Sky Sports News' My Special Day feature. It is also featured in, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty