The Rembrandts are an American pop rock duo from California.
Formed in 1989, Danny Wilde and Phil Solem began their musical career in the Los Angeles band Great Buildings, a band that released one album before dissolving.
In 1990, they scored significant success with The Rembrandts debut album, which included a US top 20 hit “Just the way it is, baby”.
A second full-lenght record called “Untitled” failed to chart but a big chance came when television producer Kevin Bright asked the band to write and record the theme for one of the most popular television shows of all time: “Friends” and that’s how “I’ll be there for you” was released.
The track was an instant radio smash especially in UK where it was twice a Top 5 hit, in 1995 and 1997 respectively.
During that year, the duo split with Solem returning to Minneapolis to concentrate on his band Thrush.
Wilde went on with The Rembrandts project and he released the album “Spin this”.
In 2000, the pair reunited to record 2001’s “Lost together”.
After a Greatest Hits album released in 2006, Danny and Phil continued to write new songs and tour. The new album “Via satellite” is on the way.