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Walter Martin, with Karen O from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, recorded "Sing to Me" for his new album We're All Young Together.
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June 11, 2014 Is there a sweeter song or video than this right now? The Walkmen's Walter Martin has made a family-friendly record, and "Sing to Me" — recorded with Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O — will warm your heart.
Hamilton Leithauser performs live at Joe's Pub in New York City.
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May 14, 2014 Hear the Walkmen singer in a stirring, soulful concert, recorded live at Joe's Pub in New York City on April 16. Leithauser's solo debut is titled Black Hours.
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Clockwise from upper left: Hamilton Leithauser, Hundred Waters, Perfect Pussy
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February 25, 2014 Bob and Robin kick off the show in raucous fashion before settling into a zen-like state. The mix includes song premieres by the former lead singer of The Walkmen and Syracuse upstarts Perfect Pussy.
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July 29, 2012 Singer Hamilton Leithauser may wield an acoustic guitar in these three songs, but this is no awkward attempt to shoehorn booming rock anthems into arrangements that don't suit them. It's clear that these guys were making the Tiny Desk accommodate their sound rather than the other way around.
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June 1, 2012 A feast of music, stories and comedy, featuring Craig Finn, Rosanne Cash, John Darnielle, and Hamilton Leithauser. A reading from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and comedian Eugene Mirman on the secret messages he leaves on bar napkins.
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The Walkmen's new album, Heaven, comes out May 29.
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May 20, 2012 The Walkmen's intriguing evolution continues on Heaven, which sounds big even as the band finds more and more comfort in performing at a whisper.
The Walkmen's seventh album is titled Heaven.
May 4, 2012 The Walkmen's sound is characterized by its simplicity — urgent guitars, driving drums and, of course, the voice of Hamilton Leithauser, who seems to bellow, howl and croon simultaneously.
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The Walkmen appear on World Cafe.
October 7, 2010 The critically-acclaimed indie-rock band recently released a new album, Lisbon. Hear one of the most compelling acts today bring its moody swagger to the WXPN studios in Philadelphia.
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September 1, 2010 The Walkmen's sixth studio album, Lisbon stands out for its sparseness: Its strength lies in its restraint -- the high-on-the-neck lilting guitar and the interplay between that guitar and the way the words are delivered. Hear Lisbon in its entirety until its Sept. 14 release.
July 13, 2010 On this edition of All Songs Considered, we've got preview cuts from two of 2010's most anticipated albums: Panda Bear's Tomboy and The Walkmen's Lisbon.
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