The Strike’s song “Human Right” was featured in Netflix’s original movie “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before.” Since its release on August 17th 2018 the song has been streamed over 4 million + times on Spotify alone, and hundreds of thousands more times across all other major platforms.
On Spotify, “Human Right” appeared on the US viral 50, The New Alt Playlist (700K+ Followers), as well as 32k+ additional playlists.
In February of 2018, The Strike was hand selected by Quincy Jones to play at Q’s Bar and Lounge in Dubai for a three month long residency. They performed 60 shows in 80 days (3 hour sets).
In August 2017, the band was selected to play in Qingdao, China at The Qingdao Beer Festival, which is the second largest beer festival in the world after Oktoberfest. The Strike played there for a month and a half to thousands of fans.
The Strike has cultivated an extremely enthusiastic following in the Mountain West area where they sell well over 600+ tickets every show to adoring fans who attend concerts countless times.
The Strike is a 5 member independent band based in Los Angeles, CA. Formed in 2013, the band is headed by front man Chris Crabb and supported by Yusuke Sato-guitar, Frank Ojeda-bass, Myles Lawrence-Sax, and Jay Tibbitts-drums.
The Strike released their debut album "Faint of Heart" in June of 2017, which was met with great enthusiasm nationally. The success of the record allowed them to expand their presence into Los Angeles and the greater Mountain West region and has put them on the radar as one of the up and coming bands to watch for.
On August 17th 2018, their song “Human Right” from the album was featured in Netflix’s original movie “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.” In less than one month, the song was streamed over 1 million times on Spotify alone, and well over a million times across all platforms. It was “Shazamed” over 20k times in the month following the release of the movie. Among those who saved Human Right to their library, it is listened to at an average of 10+ times. It was featured on Spotify’s New Alt Playlist (700k+ subscribers), as well as the US Viral Top 50 Chart.
In the summer of 2017, they were selected to play at the 27th annual Qingdao Beer Festival in China where they performed to thousands of festival goers for a month and a half. Their music is now being circulated across Asia.
In early 2018 The Strike was hand selected by Quincy Jones to play a three month residency at Q's Bar and Lounge in Dubai. There they were able to win over fans from all over the globe. They played 60 shows in 82 days while in the UAE.
The Strike is known for their captivating live performances. In an age of musical minimalism, The Strike is reminiscent of rock bands from the 70's and 80's. They feature true showmanship in an age where the art of performance has been forgotten. Chris Crabb's vocal style is akin to rock vocalists such as Lou Gramm, or Steve Perry. The band members are all students at their craft. Those attend Strike shows become instant fans.
Has performed on the same ticket as :
Carly Rae Jepsen
Cold War Kids
Has licensed music to the following companies and programs :
Dancing With the Stars, ABC (used as acclaimed opening dance number)
America's Got Talent, NBC
Netflix (To All The Boys I've Loved Before, On My Block)
Dude Perfect (Featured in the #2 video on YouTube with 18million+ views)
Verizon (played in thousands of retail stores worldwide)
2016 Grammys Daytime Awards
The St. Louis Cardinals
MTV, Love Sac, Nordic Track advertising (4+ million YouTube views), national and international retail stores
Devin Supertramp YouTube Channel (2+ million views), The Nerdist YouTube channel
Performed a 3 month long residency at Q's Bar and Lounge at the Palazzo Versace Hotel in Dubai, UAE
The Strike was personally selected by Quincy Jones for the residency
Performed 60 shows (3 hours each) in 82 days
Performed at the 27th annual Qingdao Beer Festival in China
The Qingdao beer festival is the 2nd largest beer festival in the world with hundreds of thousands attending every year
The band's music is now distributed in mainland china
9.52 Million streams all-time
12,000+ page likes
625,000+ views overall
600+ Tickets sold in Provo, Utah (hometown)
Venue : Velour
200+ Tickets sold in LA
Venue : The Roxy sold out on 2.21.17
Venue : The Troubadour sold out on 1.15.18
250+ Tickets sold in Rexburg, Idaho
Venue : Romance Theater