Hailing from Wales, Los Campesinos! play wild indie-pop that’s clever, catchy, and overflowing with fiery, jarring punk-infused moments. Though the seven-piece has gone through a number of personnel changes over the years, the band’s nurtured a tight, sunny-meets-rowdy sound — inspiring everything from joyous head-bobbing to adrenalized raised fists. Underneath the energetic, sweet melodies are tales of heartache. Here that vulnerability especially shows, as they perform stripped-down versions of songs off their latest album, Hello Sadness.
Complete radio broadcast and playlist: http://bit.ly/yNR0hh
Los Campesinos! fourth album, Hello Sadness, is out via Arts & Crafts/Wichita.
Official website: http://www.loscampesinos.com
Upcoming tour dates:
1/20 @ Paradise Rock Club in Boston, MA
1/21 @ Lee’s Palace in Toronto, QC
1/22 @ Lee’s Palace in Toronto, QC
1/23 @ London Music Hall in London, ON
1/24 @ Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, OH
1/25 @ Outland Live in Columbus, OH
1/26 @ Bluebird Nightclub in Bloomington, IN
1/27 @ Metro in Chicago, IL
1/28 @ The Sett at Union South in Madison, WI
1/29 @ Varsity Theater in Minneaolis, MN
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