American Idol Chooses The Afters For Show Promo

Published: 2008-04-16
As you're watching TV over the next few weeks, watch out for American Idol commercials featuring The Afters' song "We are the Sound" from their brand new CD, Never Going Back To OK. Fox's top-rated show picked the song to use with commercials and other promotional opportunities over the next few weeks. To listen to "We are the Sound" go to

Releasing their debut project "I Wish We All Could Win" in 2005, The Afters received top attention from their fans and media outlets. The Afters' music has appeared on the networks of MTV, mtvU, ABC Family and E! News as well as on HOT AC and VH-1 radio along with outlets such as Billboard, BOP and Popstar. The MTV college network and mtvU have been strong supporters of the band as their music video for "Beautiful Love" was awarded with an mtvU Award for Best Streaming Video in 2005. The Afters were awarded the Dove Award for "New Artist of the Year" (2006), and has had over 250,000 downloads to date. The foursome composed of Josh Havens, Matt Fuqua, Brad Wigg and Marc Dodd, met while working at a Starbucks in Mesquite, Texas.

The Afters are touring across the US throughout 2008 including headlining their own dates this spring and hitting the major summer festivals. All tour dates are available at and

Writer: INO Records



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