Solar Twins (band)

Solar Twins (band)

Infobox musical artist
Name = Solar Twins

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Origin = Flagicon|England England, UK
Genre = Electronica
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Label = Warner Bros. Records / Wea / Maverick Records
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Solar Twins are English electronica duo with Joanna Stevens (vocals; half Burmese) and David Norland (producer/every instrument/vocals; grew up in west London, classically trained).

They were signed by Guy Oseary at Maverick Records after playing at Viper Room. They are famous for their song "Rock the Casbah", found on the soundtrack to the movie "Brokedown Palace". They made one album, and split after attempting a second, thwarted by insurmountable creative differences.


*"Solar Twins" (1999)
*#"Better Life"
*#"Rock The Cashbah" — 3:42 (a cover song by The Clash)
*#"Living Your Dream"
*#"Astral Hymn"
*#"Out There"
*#"Swayambhu" (featured on the soundtrack of "The Next Best Thing")

Further careers

David Norland moved into composition for television and film, as well as producing other artists. His record label Apparent is home to UK electropop act Frankmusik and other forward-looking pop acts.

He recently composed the score for the forthcoming movie "Anvil! The Story Of Anvil."

Other appearances

Joanna Stevens also provides vocals for the following:
*"Poem" by Delerium
**Tracks: "Myth" and "A Poem for Byzantium"
*"Conjure One" by "Conjure One"
**Tracks: "Manic Star", "Premonition (Reprise)"
*"Extraordinary Ways" by "Conjure One"
**Tracks: "Pilgrimage" and "Dying Light"
*"Symbol of Life" by Paradise Lost
**Tracks: "Erased", "Primal", and "Mystify"

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