Gloriana (Band) life and biography

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Gloriana (Band) biography

Date of birth : -
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Nashville, TN
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2012-07-14
Credited as : country music, country band, Mike Gossin, guitar, mandolin

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Gloriana is an American country music group founded in 2008. It is composed of brothers Tom Gossin and Mike Gossin (vocals, guitar), as well as Rachel Reinert (vocals, tambourine) and, until July 2011, Cheyenne Kimball (vocals, mandolin). Before the band’s foundation, Kimball was the 2002 winner of the competition America’s Most Talented Kid and a solo artist on Epic Records. Gloriana released its debut single “Wild at Heart” in February 2009, which has become a Top 15 hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

The group’s self titled debut album, Gloriana, was released on August 4, 2009.

Brothers Tom and Mike Gossin were born in Utica, New York. They both took piano lessons from age 6, and Tom began studying guitar with the help of a local jazz musician. Tom, along with third Gossin brother Stephen, founded their own band “Captain Zippy” in high school. Stephen and Tom later moved to Wilmington, North Carolina together, where they attended University of North Carolina at Wilmington, with Tom majoring in guitar. Tom and Mike moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where they began performing as a duo.

Rachel Reinert, a native of Sarasota, Florida, went to high school in Santa Ana, California. After attending a performing arts school, she began writing songs and playing guitar herself. With a teacher’s help, she began recording demos, and was signed to a publishing deal at age 15. The Gossins met Rachel through her MySpace page, and she began performing with them after moving to Nashville.

The 2012 latest single "(Kissed You) Good Night" earned Gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (R.I.A.A.). The single, from the band’s much-anticipated second studio album A Thousand Miles Left Behind set for release on Emblem Music Group/Warner Bros.

Albums released:

Gloriana (2009)
A Thousand Miles Left Behind (July 1012)

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