Juli is a German rock/pop band consisting of singer Eva Briegel, guitarists Jonas Pfetzing and Simon Triebel, bassist Andreas “Dedi” Herde and drummer Marcel Römer. This line-up hasn’t changed since 2000. The band’s name is German for “July”. They come from Gießen, Hesse.
When founded in the 1990s as Sunnyglade, they sang songs in English. After changing their name to Juli and beginning to sing German songs in 2002, they released their first single, Perfekte Welle on June 28, 2004. It reached #2 of the German Top 100 in November, and stayed in the charts for 6 months. Their first album, Es ist Juli was released in August 2004 and stayed in the German charts until July 2006, peaking at #2.
Along with bands such as Wir Sind Helden and Silbermond they were one of the most successful German pop bands of the summer of 2004, which re-established songs with German lyrics in the German charts.