Monday, December 1, 2014

2016 Honda HR-V Los Angeles Auto Show Debut Set to Soundtrack From SoCal Musicians "Two Friends" with "Breach the Summit"

Honda debuted the all-new 2016 Honda HR-V crossover SUV at the Los Angeles Auto Show. To celebrate all of the Honda-goodness that the HR-V embodies, from its dynamic and refined exterior styling and class leading fuel economy to its unmatched interior space and functionality and of course, its fun to drive spirit, the debut was paired with an energetic soundtrack from some of Southern California's most on-the-rise dance/indie pop music artists.
"Our Names is Lights," by Two Friends with Breach the Summit, hailing from Los Angeles and Irvine, California, respectively, set the tone for today's highly-anticipated all-new Honda HR-V reveal. The track features the unique blend of Two Friends' emotional progressive house sound with Breach the Summit's indie pop vocals. To hear "Our Names in Lights," visit or
More information on these rising stars in the SoCal music scene can be found at: and
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Two Friends
With millions of views across YouTube, Soundcloud, and Spotify, two #1 tracks on the Hypem aggregator under their belt, as well as support from big names in the dance music world such as Krewella, Nari & Milani, Sidney Samson, Matisse & Sadko, Felix Cartal, BPM on Sirius XM Radio and more, Two Friends show no sign of slowing down.
Now, their unique blend of emotional progressive house fused with electro and acoustic elements continues to offer a refreshing and memorable experience for music lovers. Their most recent original release, "Our Names In Lights," is the first in a string of many new songs coming out this fall. They are, Two Friends.
Breach the Summit
Irvine, California-based indie pop band Breach The Summit features Olen Kittelsen (vocals/drums), Sam Beresford (keyboards/piano), Jacob Berger (guitar/backing vocals), and Kody Buxton (bass/backing vocals).
Honda and Music
Honda has a deep history in music programming and music marketing through the development of engaging programs and sponsorships aimed at reaching music fans through their love of music. The Honda Civic Tour was created in 2001, and since its inception, 3.5 million fans have attended Civic Tour concert events and the program has become one of the nation's most compelling, successful music concert tour franchises. Concert goers have had the chance to experience their favorite bands up-close-and personal, including live and interactive performances by Maroon 5, Linkin Park, blink-182, The Black Eyed Peas, Paramore, Incubus, Fall Out Boy and many more. Each year, the Honda Civic Tour's headlining artist customizes a Civic vehicle for one lucky tour fan to win.
In 2009, Honda began partnering with the biggest and brightest music festivals across the U.S., including Sasquatch, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Music Festival and The Governors Ball in New York. The automaker's festival activations have included a Honda-sponsored stage with performances by some of the festivals' best artists, opportunities to win VIP tickets and Honda vehicles, interactive onsite vehicle displays and more. Honda's music festival partnerships have become part of the Honda Stage music program which began with The Governors Ball in New York June 6-8, and continued through the summer at Music Midtown in Atlanta September 19-20 and triumphantly returned to Austin City Limits Music Festival the first two weekends in October.
In 2014, Honda launched Honda Stage, a unique 360-degree, multi-platform music program designed to meet music fans where they are already searching for and consuming music. This new music platform brings together an unprecedented group of entertainment and technology leaders to produce and distribute some of the best original, high-quality, music content available under the new Honda Stage name, through dozens of live events and exclusive online content.
About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive automobiles for American car buyers through approximately 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Accord, Crosstour, Civic, Fit, CR-Z and Insight, along with the Pilot and CR-V sport-utility vehicles and the Odyssey minivan.
Honda has the highest brand fuel economy1 and the longest-lasting cars2 of any mainstream automotive brand in America, and more models achieving an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating than any other automotive nameplate.
Honda has been producing automobiles in America for more than 30 years and currently operates 16 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2013, more than 94 percent of all Honda vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.
1 Based on Model Year 2012 fuel economy data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its report: "Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2013."
2 Longevity based on IHS Automotive, Polk U.S. vehicles in operation registration statistics 1988-2012 for Honda and non-luxury competing brands.
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Source: Honda Media Newsroom

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