Two years ago, Alex Band and Aaron Kamin, better known as The Calling, burst onto the music scene with their hit debut album, "Camino Palmero." They scored two hit singles from the recording, "Adrienne" and "Wherever You Will Go."
The Los Angeles-based duo recently went back into the studio to record 11 new tracks for their follow-up album, "Two."
Lead singer Alex Band performed some of the new tunes this weekend on The Saturday Early Show's Second Cup Café.
Band says the CD's name, "Two," reflects the fact that there are two people in the band, who write and play the music. Plus, it is the duo's second album.
The two musicians met when Kamin was dating Band's sister. The romance didn't last, but the musical partnership between Kamin and Band did. The two were signed to RCA Records, but it took five years before their first album was released.
Once it arrived in stores, "Camino Palmero," sold over 2.5 million globally, and the band toured worldwide -- from Brazil to Thailand.
The Calling's music has been featured in films such as "Coyote Ugly," "Kate and Leopold," "Daredevil," "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Love Actually."
The duo was also named Best New Act at the MTV European Music Awards, while the single "Adrienne" was voted Best New Rock Song at the Teen Choice Awards.
Band also had the opportunity to record and perform the No. 1 hit single "Why Don't You and I?" with Carlos Santana. Meanwhile, Kamin wrote and produced songs with blues great Johnny Lang and other up-and-coming artists, and scored two short films, including Shaina Fewell's "Ghosts of Genius."