The Heavy On World Cafe : World Cafe The English band is more than its hit song "How You Like Me Now?"
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The Heavy on World Cafe

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The Heavy On World Cafe

The Heavy On World Cafe

The Heavy on World Cafe

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The Heavy's frontman, Kelvin Swaby, performing live for World Cafe. Breanna Keohane/WXPN hide caption

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The Heavy's frontman, Kelvin Swaby, performing live for World Cafe.

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Set List

  • "Last Confession"
  • "Since You Been Gone"
  • "What Happened To The Love"
  • "How You Like Me Now?"

From the start, British band The Heavy, from Bath, England, has been successful in bringing a retro-soul sound to indie rock. The band's 2009 debut album contained "How You Like Me Now?", a song beloved by music supervisors and heard in shows like The Vampire Diaries, Entourage, and Community.

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The Heavy deserves to be known for more than that one song, though. The band recently released the new album Hurt And The Merciless. In this session, hear a live set performed on stage at World Cafe Live and an interview with charismatic frontman Kelvin Swaby.

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