Elephanz is a French electro / pop duo formed in January 2008 by the two brothers Jonathan 'Jon' and Maxime 'Max' Verleysen, originating from Nantes, France. The Verleysen brothers are the sole composers and songwriters of their albums. They are both vocalists, with Jonathan playing guitar and Maxime the keyboards. Their live performances include Clement Plaza-Illand playing the drums.
They are currently signed to Blackbird / Affection London / Musicast and are managed by Yamani 'Momo' Dazi.
The formation released the EP Ideal Roommates in 2009 and were invited later that year to the prestigious Transmusicales Festival in Rennes. In 2010, the band received the first 'Prix Chorus' out of 600 possible candidates.
Elephanz's first album, Time for a Change, was released in 2013 with a Deluxe version published in 2014. The first single is Stereo while the track Time for a Change was used in several TV adverts, including Fnac, Volvo, Numericable.
The band was nominated for the highly esteemed Victoires de la Musique award for 'Electronic Music Album of the Year'in 2014. The awards ceremony is the French equivalent of the Brit Awards or Grammys.
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