Cobra Starship

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Biography

Cobra Starship is an American dance-pop band created by former Midtown bassist and lead vocalist Gabe Saporta in 2003 in New York City, New York. After writing and recording the band's debut album While the City Sleeps, We Rule the Streets as a solo project, Saporta enlisted guitarist Ryland Blackinton, bassist Alex Suarez, drummer Nate Novarro, and keytarist Victoria Asher, all of whom provide backing vocals. The group released its debut album, While the City Sleeps, We Rule the Streets in 2006, which contained the single "Snakes on a Plane (Bring It)". In 2007, ¬°Viva la Cobra! was released, which served as the band's first record featuring the complete lineup. Hot Mess followed in 2009, reaching commercial success due to the single "Good Girls Go Bad". The band's fourth studio album, Night Shades was released August 29, 2011 featuring the first single "You Make Me Feel...".

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Year Formed 2005
Number of Albums 14
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Website www.cobrastarship.com
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What was the name of Cobra Starship's lead single from Fueled by Ramen?

While the City Sleeps, We Rule the Streets

...he lead single from the band's Fueled by Ramen debut, While the City Sleeps, We Rule the Streets . With 2007's Patrick Stump produced Viva La Cobra!, t...
When was Snakes on a Plane released?

2006

...he zeitgeist with Bring It (Snakes on a Plane), the cheeky anthem to the 2006 horroractioner Snakes on a Plane and the lead single from the band's Fue...
What year did Patrick Stump produce Viva La Cobra!?

2007

... Fueled by Ramen debut, While the City Sleeps, We Rule the Streets. With 2007 's Patrick Stump produced Viva La Cobra!, they further solidified their p...
What was the name of the song that featured Sabi?

You Make Me Feel...

...the Top Five of the Billboard 200. They again hit the Top 40 with You Make Me Feel... (featuring Sabi) off 2011's Night Shades before disbanding, with...
When did Beautiful Life and Party with You arrive?

2021

...iously unreleased singles, Beautiful Life and Party with You, arrived in 2021 as part of Fueled by Ramen's 25th anniversary. Formed in 2005, New York'...
How many previously unreleased singles were released?

Two

...ight Shades before disbanding, with Saporta moving into music management. Two previously unreleased singles, Beautiful Life and Party with You, arrive...
Who was the founder of Cobra Starship?

Gabe Saporta

...rk's Cobra Starship was originally the solo project of singerbassist Gabe Saporta . Following the end of his punkpop outfit Midtown, he spent time in A...
What was the name of the comedic horror action film starring Samuel L. Jackson?

Snakes on a Plane

...e duty, working as both the theme to the comedic horroraction film Snakes on a Plane starring Samuel L. Jackson and as the lead single off the band's ...
What number did Snakes debut on the Billboard Modern Rock Chart?

37

...Snakes debuted at No. 37 on the Billboard Modern Rock Chart and the video, starring Jackson, hit No. The unexpected success of the song prompted Sapor...
Who starred in the video for Snakes?

Jackson

...ed at No. 37 on the Billboard Modern Rock Chart and the video, starring Jackson , hit No. The unexpected success of the song prompted Saporta to give u...
What did Saporta give up to concentrate on making music under the Cobra Starship moniker?

Midtown duties

... The unexpected success of the song prompted Saporta to give up his Midtown duties and concentrate on making music under the Cobra Starship moniker. S...
Snakes debuted at No. 37 on what chart?

Billboard Modern Rock Chart

...Snakes debuted at No. 37 on the Billboard Modern Rock Chart and the video, starring Jackson, hit No. The unexpected success of the song prompted Sapor...
When did Cobra Starship embark on its first headlining tour?

2008

..., the band's funky, freewheeling dancehallstomping pop has caught on. In 2008 , Cobra Starship embarked on its first headlining tour with venues sellin...
Where was Saporta born?

Uruguay

...st headlining tour with venues selling out quickly. Saporta was born in Uruguay but was raised in New Jersey after his doctortrained father moved the ...
When was Viva La Cobra's second album released?

late 2007

...a Plane: The Album. Viva La Cobra!, their second album was released in late 2007 . In January 2009, they started producing their third album, released ...
What was the name of the band's third album?

Hot Mess

...ry 2009, they started producing their third album, released in August, Hot Mess . The lead single for this album, Good Girls Go Bad, charted at number ...
Where did Good Girls Go Bad rank in New Zealand?

two

...ess. The lead single for this album, Good Girls Go Bad, charted at number two in New Zealand. The lead single, You Make Me Feel... featuring rapper Sa...
When did Cobra starship form?

2005

...City Sleeps, We Rule the Streets (20062007) Cobra Starship was formed in 2005 after Midtown bassist Gabe Saporta took a trip to the deserts of Arizona...
How many albums did the group produce?

four

... of whom provide backing vocals. Over ten years, Cobra Starship produced four albums and two Billboard Hot 100 top 10 singles. The group released its ...
When did the band release their second album, Viva La Cobra!?

October 23, 2007

...(Bring It). The band released its second album, Viva La Cobra!, on October 23, 2007 . Their third album, Hot Mess, was released on August 11, 2009. The...
On what date was Cobra Starship's fourth album released?

August 30, 2011

..., 2009. Their fourth and final album, Night Shades, was released on August 30, 2011 , in the US and October 28, 2011, in the UK. Cobra Starship officia...
What was the name of the band's final album?

Night Shades

...Mess, was released on August 11, 2009. Their fourth and final album, Night Shades , was released on August 30, 2011, in the US and October 28, 2011, in...
When did the band officially announce their dissolution?

November 10, 2015

... in the UK. Cobra Starship officially announced its dissolution on November 10, 2015 . History edit Formation and While the City Sleeps, We Rule the St...
In what year was Formation and We Rule the Streets published?

20052007

...History edit Formation and While the City Sleeps, We Rule the Streets ( 20052007 ) edit Cobra Starship was formed in 2005, after Midtown bassist Gabe Sa...