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Los Campesinos! in Studio on World Cafe, 7/31/08

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Los Campesinos!: A Lo-Fi Pop Chorus

Los Campesinos!: A Lo-Fi Pop Chorus

Los Campesinos! in Studio on World Cafe, 7/31/08

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Set List

  • "Death to Los Campesinos!"
  • "My Year in Lists"
  • "Drop It Doe Eyes"
  • "This Is How You Spell, 'Hahaha, We Destroyed the Hopes and Dreams of a Generation of Faux-Romantics'"

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Los Campesinos! is a seven-piece Welsh indie-pop band whose name roughly translates as "The Farmers" or "The Peasants." All members share vocals and the appropriated surname "Campesinos!" — and have together created a multilayered debut album titled Hold on Now, Youngster.

The group's ever-present glockenspiel and exuberant call-and-response vocals steer the album's snappy melodies while disguising morose yet sometimes humorous lyrics. Already soaking up international buzz, Hold on Now, Youngster captures the youthful spirit of the tongue-in-cheek septet and its lo-fi punk rock.

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Hold on Now, Youngster...
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Los Campesinos
Label
Arts & Crafts
Released
2008

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