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  • "Supernova Sunrise" from Hello - EP
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  • "You're The Best Thing" from Fightback Soundtrack
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    We Are Leo Seeks Fans' Help to Meet Kickstarter Goal in Final Hours
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    With a lyrical depth and refreshing originality, We Are Leo sings about life, love, and hope. Their unique expression of faith inspires people around the world to enjoy life, find healing, overcome depression and come to a stronger faith in Jesus.

    When ask about the band’s name (“Leo” means lion), lead singer, David Duffield, explains, "Being Leo or lionhearted, means daily choosing faith instead of doubt; it’s about finding bravery to live the lives we were meant to live."

    Graduating from the School of Worship in Kenosha, WI (just north of Chicago), then-Starbucks barista and part-time missionary, David Duffield, and his brother, graphic designer and youth leader, Jonny Duffield, built a make-shift recording studio in their garage and started cranking out rough, but passionate demos. They soon teamed up with worship leader/guitarist, Doug Weier, and eventually, guitarist John Panzer, to meld their music, style, and message into a synth-driven, pop-rock band with up-front guitars and contagious, upbeat hooks.

    After two intense years of day jobs, midnight writing sessions, and weekend shows, they decided to make music full-time. Shortly afterwards, they were discovered by indie label Skies Fall Records, run by former guitarist of Skillet, Ben Kasica, whose invaluable insight helped them refine their sound and release their first record, Hello. This debut album propelled them to several notable accomplishments, including Christian Festival Association’s New Artist Of The Year (2012) and a Billboard #1 Christian Rock single, "Supernova Sunrise." For the following three years, the band was on the road sharing their new music, making connections, and growing a loyal fan-base. After Skies Fall Records morphed into a video production company in 2014, they signed with Dream Records (Capitol Records Christian music division) and released their sophomore record, Fightback Soundtrack, which was selected as one of the "Top 5 Christian Albums of 2014” by The Christian Music Review.

    We Are Leo states, “We believe that through these songs, young people will find hope, life, and joy. We believe chains will be broken. We’re fighting back against depression, doubt, apathy, and addiction with the truth and love of Christ. We know that we live in a broken world but we know we don’t have to let the failures and lies keep us down. This is music for those who want to live life to the fullest. It’s for the dreamers, the believers; it’s for the broken and the lonely who want to believe that broken hearts can find healing, and it’s music for everyone who refuses to give up despite overwhelming odds.”

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    PureHeart (35)
    Hold on a minute | Posted November 27, 2013
    You guys played with House of Heroes?! How could I have missed that!?

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    Awesome!!! | Posted June 27, 2012
    I would recommend these guys to everyone! I saw them at Alive Fest and was totally blown away!!! My whole family loved them (which is saying something)! If you fused Owl City with Decyfer Down and added a little bit of tobyMac in there, you might get something like We Are Leo! Definitely check them out! You will not be disappointed!!!

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    awesome sound!! | Posted October 01, 2011
    This is just amazing, when I was looking for a new sound here it is!! I think the youth in the Church will love this!

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    I Live for Love | Posted October 01, 2011
    Thank you so much this fresh song. i enjoy it very much.

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    We are Leo | Posted September 30, 2011
    I enjoyed listening to your latest release. It's great to hear new and fresh musical styles in the Chrsitian music sphere. My favorite track was "I'm With You".

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    Love Leo! | Posted September 29, 2011
    So glad you are on New Artist Watch! I have been following "we are leo" on facebook for a while now.. I love love love this band, so fresh and new, and different, in a good way of course.. Live for Love is such a cool song. I just LOVE IT!

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    We Are Leo - Live | Posted September 28, 2011
    I saw We Are Leo perform live at Fandana Festival in Huntington, IN this past August. Their stage presence was AMAZING. As was their sound. Keep up the good work!

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    Tiganiki (41)
    :) | Posted September 28, 2011
    Love your new album !

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    We Are Leo have potential | Posted September 24, 2011
    I downloaded "Supernova Sunrise" from this week's free downloads,and I have to say, these guys have some great potential. They are already signed to Ben Kasicka's label, Skies Fall, so that should do some good to 'em.

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    fun to listen to | Posted September 24, 2011
    Just from listening to a few songs from this artist I'm very interested to see where these guys are going to go, great job and keep up the great work!

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