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The Magic Numbers in Studio on World Cafe - 01/30/2006

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The Magic Numbers Spread the Love

The Magic Numbers Spread the Love

The Magic Numbers in Studio on World Cafe - 01/30/2006

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Set List

Songs the Magic Numbers plays for 'World Cafe':

  • "Love's a Game"
  • "Long Legs"
  • "Forever Lost"

The Magic Numbers are a quartet of two pairs of brothers and sisters from Britain. Their self-titled debut showcases a delightful mix of musical inspirations ranging from '60s harmony groups, epic rock and singer-songwriters like Dylan and Cohen.

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The group's full-length album has helped satisfy fans who devoured early singles like Love Me Like You and Love's a Game. And The Magic Numbers was nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize.

The band is made of the Stodarts — Romeo (guitar, vocals) and Michele (bass) — and the Gannons — Angela (melodica) and Sean (drums).

Based in West London, the two pairs have roots all over: the Stodarts grew up in Trinidad and New York, while the Gannons' family comes from Ireland.

This interview originally aired on Jan. 6, 2005.

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