Gnarls Barkley

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Not to be confused with Charles Barkley.

Gnarls Barkley
Background information
Origin Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Genres Neo-soul, alternative hip hop, alternative rock, soul
Years active 2004–present
Labels Downtown, Atlantic
Website gnarlsbarkley.com
Members
Danger Mouse
Cee Lo Green

Gnarls Barkley is a music group with DJ and music producer Danger Mouse and American rapper Cee Lo Green. The group had a hit song in 2006 with Crazy. Rolling Stone later named the song as one of the "Best Songs of the 2000s".[1] Gnarls Barkley has released two albums: St. Elsewhere in 2006, and The Odd Couple in 2008.

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In 2006 Gnarls Barkley released their first album St. Elsewhere. It went straight to number one in the UK. The album's first single "Crazy" was the best-selling song of 2006 in the UK.[2] The song won a Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance in 2007. In 2008 Gnarls Barkley released their second album The Odd Couple. It had a less pop sound than their first album. It was nominated for the Grammy for Best Alternative Album.

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