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Rilo Kiley

Rilo Kiley
Formed: 1998 in Los Angeles, CA
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Group Members: Pierre de Reeder, Blake Sennett, Jason Boesel, Jenny Lewis, Dave Rock
Biography: Like their West Coast contemporaries in Death Cab for Cutie, Rilo Kiley steadily gained traction in indie pop circles throughout the late '90s and early 2000s before the record industry (and public at large) officially took note. Led by former child actors Jenny Lewis (vocals, guitar, keyboards) and ...Read full biography
Take Offs and Landings
Released: 2001
Label: Barsuk Records
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With a sound that veers from the acoustic simplicity and poetic lyricism of coffeehouse folk to the bouncy, lo-fi infectiousness of D.I.Y. indie pop, this California quartet writes melodies so damn catchy, ...Read full review
Under the Blacklight
Released: 2007
Label: Warner Bros.
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Under the Blacklight, Rilo Kiley's 2007 major-label debut, is surely designed as the Los Angeles quartet's entry into the big leagues, the album that makes them cross over to a mass audience -- or perhaps ...Read full review