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The Flys Biography


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Birth Place: USA
Years Active: 1994 – 2002
Genres: Alternative Rock, Post-grunge


The Flys were an American post-grunge group, formed in Hollywood in 1994 and now on indefinite hiatus as of 2002. They had success with the 1998 top five hit, "Got You (Where I Want You)", the video for which featured Katie Holmes from the hit TV show Dawson's Creek. "Got You (Where I Want You)" was featured on their debut album "Holiday Man" in 1998 and also appeared on the soundtrack for the 1998 MGM film Disturbing Behavior, which starred Katie Holmes. Their music is also featured in The Crow Salvation soundtrack, with the track "I Know What You Want". "She's So Huge" was featured in the 2001 film Sugar And Spice.

With the single "Got You (Where I Want You)" reaching #5 on the Modern Rock Charts and being featured in Disturbing Behavior, The Flys 1998 album "Holiday Man" album reached # 109 on the Billboard charts. A second single "She's So Huge" peaked at #32 on Modern Rock Charts. In 2000 The Flys released their second album, ''Outta My Way''. The album contained the single "Losin' It", as well as two samples from two songs by The Beach Boys from their Pet Sounds album, "Here Today" and "Caroline, No".

In 2002, The Flys went on indefinite hiatus. In 2008 The Flys announced on their MySpace page that, "The Flys Are Back.", and released an iTunes single (a cover of "Hey Jude") along with a remake of their biggest hit, entitled "Got You Where I Want You 2008."