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.

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 Details

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 label’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 Francisco’s Fillmore, Seattle’s Paramount Theatre, New York’s Terminal 5 and more, building a loyal fan base across the country.

The new album, Let’s Be Still, is a snapshot of a band that didn’t exist just four short years ago. The album was recorded at Seattle’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.

—>If you pre-order Let’s Be Still from us here at Subpop.com, you will receive an instant mp3 download of the first single “Shake,”.
—>When you order either the LP or CD , you’ll receive a limited-edition postcard set of striking black and white candid images of the band on tour.
—>Customers who pre-order the LP will receive the limited “Loser Edition” 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 they’re gone, they’re gone. Order now to secure all of these limited edition items!

Released: October 15, 2013

Price $18

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