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WIDEAWAKE featuring The Kin

WIDEAWAKE featuring The Kin

WIDEAWAKE featuring The Kin

Scott Leger is the principle songwriter and lead singer from the Austin based band Wideawake. Wideawake were Austin Music Awards winners in '04,'05,'06, including Best Rock Band, Best Pop Band, Best Songwriter, and Best Male Vocalist.  The band's two releases, Bigger than Ourselves, and Not So Far Away have sold a combined 40,000 units independently
 
They have shared the stage with Switchfoot, Blue October, Third Eye Blind, Sister Hazel, Sheryl Crow Better than Ezra, Hootie and the Blowfish, Tears for Fears, Vertical Horizon and Gavin Degraw.
 
They debuted their new single "MAYBE TONIGHT, MAYBE TOMORROW" in May of 2006 at the Lance Armstrong Foundation Gala in Austin, Tx in front of a room full of VIP's including former President Bill Clinton. The track is now available at iTunes and all proceeds from the song will go to the LAF to help in the fight against cancer.
 
Singer/songwriter Leger recently won the ISC (International Songwriting Competition) Grand Prize for his song "Maybe Tonight, Maybe Tomorrow."  The song was selected from almost 15,000 entries from 88 countries, by a panel of judges that included Tom Waits, Brian Wilson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Macy Gray, and Robert Smith of "The Cure."  
 
Scott’s songs have been heard in a variety of television and movie properties over the last two years including Scrubs, Grey’s Anatomy, GridIron Gang, Freedom Writers, Dawson’s Creek, The Ring. Tristan and Isolde, The Real World, Road Rules, Making the Band, Ghost Whisperer and the NBC Movie of the week, Critical Assembly.
 
The band is currently in the studio with CJ Eirikssen working a new full-length album that will debut in the latter part of 2008. 

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