The Rembrandts

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

The Rembrandts, a Los Angeles, California, USA-based duo comprising Danny Wilde and Phil Solem (Duluth, Minnesota, USA), rose to prominence when ‘I’ll Be There For You’, their theme song to the highly popular NBC-TV comedy series Friends, became a major radio hit in 1995. The duo, who had played together in Great Buildings, had previously scored significant success with 1990’s self-titled debut, which included a US Top 20 hit in the sparkling ‘Just The Way It Is, Baby’. The album itself peaked at number 88 in the US charts, and brought the Rembrandts a significant following for their gritty AOR. Among those attracted to the band’s multi-layered songs was television producer Kevin Bright. He asked the band to write and record the theme for his proposed new series about the young clientele of a New York coffee house. Wilde and Solem cut a 42-second version of ‘I’ll Be There For You’ on a single Saturday, mixing it in...

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