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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 00:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

They've been around for about a year now, but they've only just started getting big publicity in the US ( i.e. MTV playing one of their videos every half hour ). I think they're more famous in the UK? I don't know.

But anyways, they're dead different from any other band I've heard- their melodies and lyrics are really brilliant! Think the quirkiest a band can get without being annoying or accused of trying too hard... Plus, their album is influenced by popular African music so you know it's going to sound cultural ( I don't know what popular African music sounds like, but they claim a lot of it's in there ). They also throw in an American Revolution sounding tune and an Irish-like one there. xD Has anyone else heard their music?

If you haven't, hear these songs and decide what you think of them :D :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XC2mqcMMGQ&NR=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IgT9UruWe8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wHl9qRsMzw

Oh, and the lead singer's name is Ezra Koenig- How terrific does THAT sound? [END BIASED GUSH]



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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 10:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Downloaded their album a few weeks ago. It sounds very different indeed.


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Posted: 18 Sep 08, 17:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Damn, as I was reading I thought about mentioning the lead singer's name bit but you beat me. XP

Their stuff is good; I like the flutes they use–it reminds me of Slavic folk music. Hahah.


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Posted: 19 Sep 08, 11:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Different? wouldn't go that far.

A-Punk is a good song, as is Oxford Comma, Kape Cod blah blah too - rest not sure about.

Plenty better new bands in my opinion.

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Posted: 21 Sep 08, 15:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

And I added the bit about his name as an afterthought, too! Shame on me. xDDDD

But yeah, Eggy- I don't know WHAT I was thinking when I said that they were different. It was crazy talk. xD


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