Det navn var der dog allerede et tysk band, der havde, så de måtte ændre det til det nuværende.
Især 26-årige Stine fra Ry har forandret sig meget gennem de seneste snart ti år, og det er hun også selv klar over og kan grine lidt af i dag.
'I heard the Black Box single Ride On Time and it inspired me to make a record that reflected my love of classic songwriting,' he says.
The band landed a new deal with Polydor and began work on their second album, The Beat Is..., with renewed enthusiasm. Says Anders: 'To push forward, you need to borrow from the past.
It has sold over 100,000 copies and their three top twenty singles have sold of 400,000 altogether in the region.
Alphabeat was made up of six members: Anders SG, Stine Bramsen, Anders B, Rasmus Nagel, Anders Reinholdt and Troels Hansen.
Their 1980s style beats and lively performances soon garnered the group a faithful band of followers and a place in the affectionately named Wonky Pop Movement - a term used to describe quirky, catchy and credible music from the genre, along with the likes of artists such as Mika and La Roux. followed in early 2010, hinting at a turn to more dance inspired rhythms, reminiscent of the popular/cheesy dance acts of the 1990s, such as Snap! With that in mind, it is perhaps no surprise that it entered the UK charts at a disappointing Number 39.
The Danish pop act Alphabeat -- comprised of members Anders SG (vocals), Stine Bramsen (vocals), Anders B (guitar), Rasmus Nagel (keyboard), Anders Reinholdt (bass), and Troels Hansen (drums) -- entered the European pop scene in 2007 with a self-titled debut record.
Featuring slick, upbeat singles like "10,000 Nights," "Boyfriend," and "Fascination," Alphabeat charted three hits on the Denmark charts while attracting a following throughout the European continent, particularly in the Netherlands and the U. The band had originally taken form in 2004, when the band members began embracing the regional festival scene while combining elements of the B-52's and Wham! Alphabeat's '80s nostalgia-ridden charm soon earned them a contract with Copenhagen Records, and the band made its debut in 2007 with an album composed primarily by the band's guitarist, Anders B, and veteran pop producer Rune Westberg.
The record's leading single "Fascination" spread the band's popularity throughout the internet, earning gold status via online sales alone.
Their sound is mainly retro 1980s melodic pop, taking inspiration from British bands Deacon Blue and Prefab Sprout, amongst others, with distinctive overlays of male and female harmonies.