The Brit List: Summer of London – Music

The Wanted

The Wanted at The BRIT Awards 2011 Nominations Launch (AP Photo/John Marshall, JME via AP Images)

Style: Gritty Pop

Members: Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker, Nathan Sykes

What’s the Story: The British-Irish group has a randy side to them with their songs peppered with sexual innuendos that their young fan-base may not quite get.

You May Know this Line: “I’m glad you came.”

Video Pick: “Glad You Came”

In the Headlines: The Wanted Make a Film Cameo … (We’re seeing a theme here?) (Via: PopCrush)

In Their Own Words: “I think we were initially branded as a boy band because that is indeed what we technically are. And I think the view changed slightly because people realized as much as a lot of young girls like our songs, we’re not just tailoring it to those people.” – Jay McGuiness, AOL

On-camera Interview: First interview in the U.S.!

U.K. Tour Schedule: Kick off June 9 at Wembley Stadium in London, England. 

For Fans Who Like: One Direction, Overtone (E!’s “Mrs. Eastwood and Company”); Sum 41

Recommended Track:Chasing the Sun

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