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In , a video of "The 12 Days of Christmas", went viral with over 8 million views and subsequently led to a five-album record deal with Atlantic Records in The YouTube video has been viewed over 24 million times. The group formed in at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Their name was inspired by the title track of Thelonious Monk 's album, Straight, No Chaser , and is a conscious evocation of the popular American slang phrase often employed in requesting a drink.
Indiana's Straight No Chaser are an all-male a cappella ensemble known for their sophisticated vocal harmonies and popular holiday-themed albums. Taking an unconventional approach from their beginnings at Indiana University in , the group worked up a repertoire that included not only traditional songs but also modern pop tunes performed without the use of instruments. Various local performances, including a storied early-morning appearance at the university's annual hour dance marathon, caught the public's attention and helped Straight No Chaser gather a fan base on campus. The original lineup of the ensemble released several albums, toured the Midwest, and even competed nationally at Carnegie Hall before the students graduated and went their separate ways.
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