We the Kings is an American pop / rock band from Bradenton, Florida, currently signed to record label S-Curve Records. They released a self-titled full-length album in 2007, which peaked at #151 on the Billboard 200. Their second full-length album, Smile Kid, was released in December 2009 and have since completed a variety of tours. We the Kings also sports their own miniature series of webisodes, called The King’s Carriage, detailing life on their tour bus. Their frontman Travis Clark has speculated on his blog that their next album could be an acoustic album. Furthermore, on MTV, We The Kings appeared on the show Silent Library.
The band members first met at Martha B. King Middle School in Bradenton, and their name refers to the school mascot. The group began playing together while at Manatee High School in the early 2000s, and landed on the PureVolume Top 10 list after hiring a manager (Travis Clark - Lead Vocals/Rhythm Guitar, Piano, Hunter Thomsen - Lead Guitar/Backup Vocals, Drew Thomsen - Bass, Danny Duncan - Drums)
Touring with bands such as Metro Station and Valencia, these guys are on the path to success.
Their self-titled debut was released October 2, 2007. They have toured with All Time Low, Boys Like Girls, and The Audition; as well as Mayday Parade, Madina Lake, and Powerspace. They have also toured with Cobra Starship, The Cab, and Metro Station, and were on the 2008 Warped Tour line-up. They have toured with The Academy Is…, Carolina Liar, and Hey Monday on the “Bill and Trav’s Bogus Journey Tour.”
Their most recent single on their album ‘Smile kid’ is called “We’ll Be a Dream”.