Pegasus (band)

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Pegasus at the "Stars of Sounds" concert in Aarberg, 1 June 2012.
Pegasus playing at "PodRing", a festival in the Old Town of Biel, 2010

Pegasus is a Swiss pop/rock-band from Biel. From childhood on they were sharing song ideas and a basement rehearsal room. Their songs are a mirror of our times, deeply rooted in the history of pop.

Members[change | change source]

  • Noah Veraguth (Lead Vocals, Guitar, Piano)
  • Gabriel Spahni (Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals)
  • Simon Spahr (Bass Guitar, Electric Piano, Backing Vocals)
  • Stefan Brenner (Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals)

History[change | change source]

Three of them (Veraguth, Spahni and Spahr) grew up in the same street and went to the same schools. They made a lot of music in their childhood.

After Stefan Brenner came to the band, they tried to get a recording contract. They made their first album in 2007. It was called A Place To Be. It was quite successful, the reviews were positive.

Their second album was called Heroes & Champions (2010). For this album they got the Swiss Music Award in the category Best Newcomer National. It includes the hits "Listen To The Music", "Come Down With Me" and "Easy". The third most successful album is Human.Technology produced in 2011. 0n the 27th of July 2012 it was on second place in the Swiss charts.

They made a special edition called Human.Technology 2.0. in 2012. The most popular songs are "Man On Mars", "Rise Up (Black Dog)" and "Skyline" (only on Human.Technology 2.0). "Skyline" was used as official Swiss Olympic song in London 2012. It was a number one hit in Swiss charts.

In September they started their Human.Technology Tour, in February a second one. Noah Veraguth is also known for his work with Stress and Bastian Baker. In 2011 he produces a song with Stress called "Elle". Together with M.A.M and Karolyn they made an album called Noël’s Room (2012) which is very successful.

Award[change | change source]

In 2010 they won the award in the category Newcomer National. In 2013 they got Best Hit National for "Skyline".