Finger Eleven is a Canadian band. It has the following members Anderson (vocals), James Black (guitar), Rick Jackett (guitar), Sean Anderson (bass), Rich Beddoe (drums).
Their breakthrough album, “Tip”, was released on Mercury Records in Canada in 1997 and re-released by Wind-up Records in the United States in 1998 also has to do with the name change. The name Finger Eleven comes from an earlier version of the song "Thin Spirits" from the album “Tip”.
In 2000, Finger Eleven released “The Greyest of Blue Skies”, again produced by Arnold Lanni. They had success in their home country with this album going gold (50,000 units sold). Their 2003 release, self-titled album “Finger Eleven” was produced by Johnny K. This album includes the sleeper hit single "One Thing" which pushed the band into the mainstream. The song was a hit on Rock, Pop, and Adult Radio charts; the success of the single earned the band its first US Gold Album (500,000 copies) and Canadian Platinum (100,000 copies). "One Thing" reached no 16 in the U.S., and had exposure on TV series such as Smallville and Scrubs. In 2007, the song had also been sung with Amy Lee of Evanescence.
Finger Eleven's most recent album titled “Them vs. You vs. Me” was released on March 6, 2007, again produced by Johnny K. The first single is "Paralyzer," which has slowly gained widespread popularity on U.S. rock stations. The second single is "Falling On".
The band played "Paralyzer" on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on March 14, 2007 and also at the 2007 NHL awards show on June 14.