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Los Campesinos.

Los Campesinos artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Studio Sessions

Los Campesinos! has earned a reputation for dark humor and danceable beats.

February 22, 2012 Hear the U.K. septet perform sharp, lively indie-rock ballads from its newest album, Hello Sadness.

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August 12, 2008 The Welsh band performed with the joy of a bunch of schoolkids on the last day before summer.

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July 31, 2008 Los Campesinos! visits WXPN with songs from its debut album, Hold On Now, Youngster.

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Interviews & Profiles

The new Los Campesinos! album, No Blues, comes out Oct. 29.

October 26, 2013 Lead singer Gareth David talks with NPR's Scott Simon about his band's upcoming album.

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Discover Songs

Los Campesinos; credit: Kim Coulour

January 27, 2010 Surly and overstuffed, "Romance Is Boring" takes an unsurprisingly dim view of domestic bliss.

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December 8, 2008 In Los Campesinos' "Ways to Make It Through the Wall," bummed-out lyrics and rousing music coexist.

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July 7, 2008 See the results of our online poll for the best CDs so far in 2008.

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April 28, 2008 The Welsh band Los Campesinos! plays bratty indie-pop, with an emphasis on pop.

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Reviews

Los Campesinos; credit: Kim Coulour

January 27, 2010 Surly and overstuffed, "Romance Is Boring" takes an unsurprisingly dim view of domestic bliss.

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December 8, 2008 In Los Campesinos' "Ways to Make It Through the Wall," bummed-out lyrics and rousing music coexist.

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April 28, 2008 The Welsh band Los Campesinos! plays bratty indie-pop, with an emphasis on pop.

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More Stories

Hello Sadness, the new album from the U.K. band Los Campesinos!, comes out Nov. 15.

November 6, 2011 The band's new album examines love's implosion, from sadness to rage to resignation and back again.

Atlas Sound's Bradford Cox (clockwise from upper left), Bjork, Los Campesinos!

September 13, 2011 Summer's over, but a season of great new music from Feist, Atlas Sound and others is just beginning.

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Los Campesinos! performing a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

July 5, 2010 The whip-smart sometimes bawdy U.K. band performs a clamorous ruckus in this Tiny Desk Concert.

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Romance Is Boring

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  • Album: Romance Is Boring
  • Artist: Los Campesinos!
  • Label: A.C.S.
  • Released: 2010
 

Hold on Now, Youngster...

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  • Artist: Los Campesinos
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  • Released: 2008
 

We're Beautiful, We're Doomed

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  • Album: We're Beautiful, We're Doomed
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  • Released: 2008