Future ISLANDS (on an island!)
Look out Rick Astley…
Hands down favorite.
This would be a good podcast.
Is that Eric Bachman (Archers of Loaf, Crooked Fingers) on guitar??
Wait a tic… is this list by Timothy Bracy, as in Mendoza Line Timothy Bracy? I loved your band. Lets be friends.
We Have the Facts and We’re Voting Yes
Mumford & Sons didn’t appear out of nowhere. I feel like people here are giving them shit, as if they were created & stylized out of a major label test-tube. Anybody can read a wikipedia page to get an idea of where they came from… try it!
Its also not a terrible thing when a band hits with a mainstream record that isn’t quite awful. I can’t say I’m a Killers fan, but that first record was pop music that nobody should be ashamed to listen to. I’d equate the first Mumford & Sons record to that – a big hit that is quality enough that you shouldn’t discourage a musically-taste challenged friend from embracing. It could open new doors…
Coffee & TV… though, that is a very tough call to make.
Strangers Almanac… if simply because it has “Avenues”