The Backseat Lovers
The Backseat Lovers is a rock band from Salt Lake City, UT. The band formed when leadvocalist Joshua Harmon, having heard of local drummer Juice Welch, introduced himself andasked if he wanted to start a band. They immediately started working on arrangements for someof Josh's songs. Later Josh met lead guitarist and vocalist Jonas Swanson while waiting in linefor an open mic at the Velour in Provo city. Neither of them got on the list to play that night, sothey sat on a park bench outside the venue andplayed their songs to each other until they ranout of stuff to play. Josh invited Jonas to come down and play with he and Juice. It was thatnight that Out of Tune, a song Josh had been holding onto since he was 16, came to life whenthey arranged it asa group.
In spring of 2018 the band began recording together. Theyreleased their self produced EP Elevator Days on June 3, 2018 and played their first show a fewshort weeks after.
They released their first full length LP,When We Were Friendson January27th, 2019 which features the single "Kilby Girl" with over 35 million streams globally. The bandreleased their newest song "Heavy" in July of 2020. The group is currently writing new materialthat they say is a product of the co-writing chemistry thathas grown between Jonas & Joshuasince the band started