Electro-pop band Shiny Toy Guns, which has Oklahoma roots, will perform tonight on “Last Call with Carson Daly,” which airs at 12:35 a.m. weeknights on CBS (KWTV-9 in Oklahoma City).
The band, which features Shawnee natives Jeremy Dawson and Chad Petree, announced on its Facebook page that it will play “Speaking Japanese” and “If I Lost You,” two tracks from its 2012 album “III.”
The group also revealed on Facebook that its song “The Sun” is going to be featured tonight on “American Idol,” which airs at 7 p.m. on Fox.
The Shinys “III” was No. 10 on my list of 2012′s top 10 albums with Oklahoma ties. Here’s what I had to say about it:
The highly anticipated return of vocalist Carah Faye Charnow , whose crystalline pipes helped propel the Shinys to a 2007 Best Electronic/Dance Album Grammy nomination for “We Are Pilots,” turned out to be more than just a reunion. It was a full-blown revitalization for the electro-pop band, which bassist/synth player Jeremy Dawson and singer/guitarist Chad Petree, who hail from Shawnee, founded back in 2001. The rhythms on “III” smoothly shift from dreamy to driving and back again, and It’s a testament to the album’s overall strength that I wind up with a new favorite track every time I listen to it.
Don’t forget to set your DVR or guzzle a late-night latte so you can see the Shinys’ performance on Carson’s show!