Of Montreal

American indie pop band

of Montreal is an American indie pop band. The band was formed in Athens, Georgia. The lead singer of the band is Kevin Barnes. He started the group as the only member. It was one of the second wave of groups to come from The Elephant 6 Recording Company. They have released twelve studio albums.

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of Montreal performing in Athens, Georgia, on March 24, 2005
Background information
OriginAthens, Georgia
GenresIndie pop, indie rock, neo-psychedelia, psychedelic pop, funk, R&B
Years active1996–present
LabelsPolyvinyl, Kindercore, Bar/None
MembersKevin Barnes
Bryan Poole
Dottie Alexander
Davey Pierce
Zac Colwell
Clayton Rychlik
K Ishibashi
Nicolas Dobbratz
Past member(s)Julian Koster
Andy Gonzalez
Derek Almstead
Jason NeSmith
Matt Dawson
Nina Barnes
Thayer Sarrano
Ahmed Gallab
James Huggins


  • 1997: Cherry Peel
  • 1998: The Bedside Drama: A Petite Tragedy
  • 1999: The Gay Parade
  • 2001: Coquelicot Asleep in the Poppies: A Variety of Whimsical Verse
  • 2002: Aldhils Arboretum
  • 2004: Satanic Panic in the Attic
  • 2005: The Sunlandic Twins
  • 2007: Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
  • 2008: Skeletal Lamping
  • 2010: False Priest
  • 2012: Paralytic Stalks
  • 2013: Lousy With Sylvianbriar
  • 2015: Aureate Gloom
  • 2016: Innocence Reaches
  • 2018: White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood
  • 2020: Ur Fun
  • 2024: Lady on the Cusp

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