Related Information for Brighten Brighten is an indie rock band from Chico, California, consisting of Justin Richards (guitar, lead vocals), Alex Draper (bass, backing vocals), and Jimmy Richards (drums, percussion).Although Brighten has been playing together for nine years, they only formed a band in 2004. In high school, they went by the name Sincerely Me, though after high school, due to minor conflict, they changed their name to Brighten.They independently released their debut EP, Ready When You Are, on.. read more