Nine Days released their debut album, The Madding Crowd, in 2000 on SONY 550 Music. The band scored a #1 hit in the United States from the album The Madding Crowd, with the single "Absolutely (Story of a Girl)".

In 2000 the band toured the United States with Third Eye Blind, SR 71, Stroke 9, Tonic,

Performed Live on VH1 - The List hosted by John Travolta

Summer 2000 thier Video "Absolutely (Story of a Girl)" reached #1 For 6 weeks in a row on VH1 Top 20 video count down

Performed for George W Bush Innaugual Ball

Performed live at Madison Square garden for the Jingle Ball with Third Eye Blind, Ricky Martin, 98 Degrees, Barenaked Ladies, Baha Men, and Britney Spears as a special guest.