The pop duo — consisting of engaged couple Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan — will release Pulses , their first full-length studio album featuring the new single, this fall. Karmin is currently touring around the country as a supporting act for the Jonas Brothers. Make sure to check them out in a city near you!
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
It was released on July 9, by Epic Records as the lead single from their debut studio album, Pulses The song itself is a mix of human voices with limited instrumentation. Amy Sciarretto of the website PopCrush gave the song 4 stars out of 5, stating "'Acapella' is a song about gaining your independence from dudes who are duds. Goes The Charts called it a "cute song", noting that "they sound like they're having fun", but at the same time, pointed out the risks of releasing it as a single. The following week, it jumped to number eight, and peaked at number four the next week, becoming the duo's second top-ten hit in Australia, following, and succeeding " Brokenhearted ", which peaked at number nine. In New Zealand, the single rose steadily, reaching a new peak of number nine, and also followed the success of "Brokenhearted", which peaked at number five.
Archives RSS. Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe. The pop group Karmin, a duo consisting of multi-instrumentalist Nick Noonan and vocalist Amy Heidemann, started releasing music in but didn't break until the following year, and it wasn't on the strength of original material. Hundreds of millions of plays would follow, as well as a spot on Ellen and a major-label contract. Inherent in any cover song is the implication that the artist doing the covering is improving on the original in some way.
Go to Wikipedia if you want their bio. Nick: Are you opening a can of worms right now? We joked that we were gonna switch for the next take, but it never happened. We noticed when a lot of people from the gay community were gravitating toward our performance style. We were doing all these gay Pride events and those audiences actually kind of developed our performance style.