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Passion Pit
Formed: 2008 in Boston, MA
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Group Members: Nate Donmoyer, Jeff Apruzzese, Michael Angelakos, Ian Hultquist, Ayad Al Adhamy
Biography: The Boston, Massachusetts-based Passion Pit began as a one-man project of singer and songwriter Michael Angelakos to produce a Valentine's Day gift for his girlfriend. The gift, an EP entitled Chunk of Change, soon wound up in the hands of friends and acquaintances, who were enthralled with the work. ...Read full biography
Manners
Released: 2009
Label: Columbia/French Kiss
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Passion Pit's mode of operation on their debut album, Manners, appears to be to juxtapose the giddiest music possible with some truly dark and self-searching lyrics. It's a classic trick that will have ...Read full review
Gossamer
Released: 2012
Label: Columbia
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Like 2009's Manners, Passion Pit's sophomore outing is a fat thunderclap of soulful, echo-boom electro-pop that's as poisonous as it is precious, pounding out twinkling summer dance hymns that frame Michael ...Read full review
More Passion Pit albums: Main Albums (2), Singles & EPs (5)