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One Eskimo, stylized as One eskimO, is an English indie rock band formed in 2005 by lead singer Kristian Leontiou, sound designer Craigie Dodds and drummer/percussionist Adam Falkner. They are also an animated band that are fronted by four fictional unnamed characters, that are referred to as Eskimo (Vocals/Keys), Penguin (Lead Guitar), Monkey (Bass Guitar/Horns), and Giraffe (percusssion). These characters are present in media such as album artwork, music videos. online content, and sometimes they appear in live shows. In 2010, the band's debut single, "Kandi", saw them harness the US airwaves, securing them a 6-week No. 1 spot on the AAA charts, receiving the Song of the Year 2010 AAA Music Award. This opened doors to perform on such shows as ''The Tonight Show with Jay Leno'', ''Jimmy Kimmel Live!'' and multiple appearances on ''The Ellen DeGeneres Show'', who even called back the band back for Ellen's special birthday show in January 2011. After signing to US label Shangri-La Records, the band loaded into a van and drove themselves across all 50 states to tour the USA the old-fashioned way, collecting new fans in each city they played. They appeared at Coachella and Mile High Festival, and supported the likes of Tricky, Faithless, Tori Amos, Gomez and Michael Franti & Spearhead - all testament to how well the band had managed to translate their album's sound to the stage and prove that their quirky and unique sound can translate to mainstream media. In 2008, Leontiou teamed up with an animation team, Gravy Media, to produce an animated video for the band's song, "Hometime", which went on to win the British Animation Award in 2008. This video took the band across the pond to secure a partnership with Warner Premiere and together developed a 10-part animated movie "All Balloons" for which One Eskimo delivered the story, music, character design and sound-design. Their second album, ''Faster Than Turtles'', was originally slated for a 2012 release, but the album has not yet been distributed.Wikipedia This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect, defamatory or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia.