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Parachute Biography


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Birth Place: Charlottesville, Virginia
Genres: Pop Rock, Alternative Rock, Indie Rock


Parachute is a pop rock band from Charlottesville, Virginia. Originally named Sparky's Flaw, the band changed its name to Parachute in 2008.

Their debut album, “Losing Sleep” was released in May 2009 on the Island Def Jam label. It debuted and peaked at #40 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart, it also reached #2 on the Billboard Digital Albums chart. The album featured two singles, “She Is Love” which peaked at #14 on the Billboard Adult Pop Songs chart and "Under Control" which peaked #28.

“The Way It Was,” their second album, was released in May 2011. It peaked at #19 on the Billboard 200 and reached #7 on the Rock Albums chart. The single, “Something to Believe In” went to #17 on the Adult Pop Songs chart.