The Lumineers: Heartfelt Energy And Musical Grace
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John Richards
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 2:03 PM
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The Colorado folk-rock band has been gaining traction on the national stage. Its members recently stopped by the KEXP studios to perform lively songs from their self-titled debut. This is shaping up to be the year of The Lumineers, and this session is just the beginning.

A lot of artists come into the KEXP studios on their way to stardom, and you count yourself lucky and excited to be a part of an inspired performance. The best sessions, though, happen just as a band is taking off — and on its record-release day, no less — and you know it's going to break through.

This all happened recently when The Lumineers came in. There was a ton of buildup leading up to the Colorado band's session — its show had sold out, then moved to a bigger club, which sold out again — all before The Lumineers was released. In studio, the group didn't disappoint, with a heartfelt and energetic set which showcased real grace and appreciation for music. This is the year of The Lumineers, and this session is just the beginning.

Set List

"Flowers In Your Hair"

"Ho Hey"

"Dead Sea"

"Stubborn Love"

Personnel

Host: John Richards; Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs; Cameras: William Anthony, Jim Beckmann and Dean Cannon; Editing: Jim Beckmann [Copyright 2012 KEXP-FM]



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