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The Walkmen

Formed: 2000 in New York, NY
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Group Members: Matt Barrick, Peter Bauer, Paul Maroon, Hamilton Leithauser, Walter Martin
Biography: The Walkmen feature three members from Jonathan Fire*Eater and two from the Recoys. When Jonathan Fire*Eater disbanded in 1998, the group took the remainder of their Dreamworks funding and established an uptown rehearsal space in New York City that doubled as a 24-track recording studio where they use ...Read full biography
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone
Released: 2002
Label: Startime International Records
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Waves of dark, shimmering guitar riffs cascade over you as the Walkmen conjure up ghosts of the Velvet Underground on "They're Winning," the introduction to the band's debut, Everyone Who Pretended to ...Read full review
Lisbon
Released: 2010
Label: Fat Possum
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“Don’t get heavy, let’s be light,” Hamilton Leithauser sings on “Woe Is Me,” and that seems to be the Walkmen's creed on Lisbon. The Walkmen were more than heavy on their previous album, the gorgeously ...Read full review