UPDATE!! This album is available is 2 locations. KEEP IN MIND, both locations have the same exact vinyl colors. Each location just has it’s own additional items as perks. Here’s the broken down information! Both of the descriptions below can be clicked on, forwarding to the location for purchase.
- Sub Pop: Through Sub Pop, you’ll get, in addition to the Loser Edition 2xLP, a limited-edition postcard set of striking black and white candid images of the band on tour. You WILL NOT receive this if you order the 2xLP from the band’s website. Bundles also available.
- The Band’s Webstore: Through THatH’s webstore you can access options for bundling, to include: an exclusive t-shirt and a limited edition lithograph of the album art; in addition to the Loser Edition 2xLP (Sub Pop will be supplying the vinyl to the band for distribution of their orders received.)
The Head and the Heart… jeez… it’s hard to contain the words jumbling around in my head when it comes to this one. I managed to catch them as an opener for Iron and Wine a few years back and, to this day, I’ve still never seen a crowd clap for an opener to the point that the stage was completely cleared by the time the sold out house finally stopped their reverent praise. Profoundly powerful is putting it mildly when speaking about this batch of musicians.
Their eponymous debut was an absolute success, garnering a major following in the past 2~ years. We now see the band maturing into their Sophomore release with the unveiling of Let’s Be Still and the single “Shake.” There’s also a live, raw clip of “Josh McBride” that’s been up on YouTube for some time which you can find below. I hate to judge an album off such few tracks so I won’t impart anything other than one simple fact of a guarantee:
The Head and the Heart will make you want to joyously cry, only to punch you in the face saying “LET’S DANCE!”
Do yourself a favor and discover this band if you haven’t already.
The link below will direct you to Sub Pop’s website for purchase. You can also purchase this directly through the band’s website HERE.
The Head and the Heart / Let's Be Still - SP1060
In 2010, Virginia native Jonathan Russell and California transplant Josiah Johnson formed the core songwriting partnership of The Head and The Heart in their new hometown of Seattle. The band was quickly rounded out with the addition of drummer Tyler Williams, keyboardist Kenny Hensley, vocalist/violinist Charity Rose Thielen and bassist Chris Zasche. Their 2011 debut album on Sub Pop became one of the labelâ€™s best-selling debut releases to date. In a few short months The Head and The Heart went from playing open mic nights to selling out San Franciscoâ€™s Fillmore, Seattleâ€™s Paramount Theatre, New Yorkâ€™s Terminal 5 and more, building a loyal fan base across the country.
The new album, Letâ€™s Be Still, is a snapshot of a band that didnâ€™t exist just four short years ago. The album was recorded at Seattleâ€™s Studio Litho with assistance from prior production collaborator Shawn Simmons. Later, the band traversed the country to mix the album in Bridgeport, CT, with Peter Katis, revered for his work with bands such as the National, Interpol, and the Swell Season.
PRE-ORDER DETAILS & EXCITING NEWS
â€”>If you pre-order Letâ€™s Be Still from us here at Subpop.com, you will receive an instant mp3 download of the first single â€śShake,â€ť.
â€”>When you order either the LP or CD , youâ€™ll receive a limited-edition postcard set of striking black and white candid images of the band on tour.
â€”>Customers who pre-order the LP will receive the limited â€śLoser Editionâ€ť of the album. This special edition of the album will be pressed on two pieces of clear vinyl; the first with blue accents, the second with gold accents.
All of these items are on a first come, first serve basis and once theyâ€™re gone, theyâ€™re gone. Order now to secure all of these limited edition items!
Released: October 15, 2013
- Maybe Buy
- Not My Style
- Too Expensive