is a New York City
based rock band
formed in 1999
by Pierre de Gaillande, formerly of the bands Morning Glories and Creedle
. Melomane has three albums; Resolvo
, and Glaciers
. Melomane was invited to play in Moscow
and St. Petersburg
, in September 2006
by the US Embassy
to support the Russian release of their third album Glaciers
, on the Russian record label Soyuz Music. They opened for Wilco
at the 930 Club
in Washington DC
on October 19
, 2006. Melomane's music has been used in television shows "Road Rules
," and "The Osbournes
," as well as in the feature documentary "Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox" directed by Sara Lamm.
Members of Melomane include Quentin Jennings, Daria Klotz, Kenny Savelson, and Frank Heer.
The word is also current in Franglais (and French!, loosely translated as 'music-lover'