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Colorado's own, 'The Lumineers', announce new release!

February 9, 2016
First, The Broncos win Superbowl 50 and now this!?!  It's almost too much.  KAFM programmers supported 'The Lumineers' self titled 2013 debut with airplay very early on, way before they became domestic and international nu-folk sensations.
 
Guitarist and lead vocalist Wesley Schultz had this to say about the bands new album, 'Cleopatra', that will be released April 8th, their second for Dualtone.  “We took the same approach this time as we did with the first album, recording demos in a small house we rented in the original Denver neighbourhood where we first moved. The record is our greatest hits reflecting what’s happened to us over the last three years. We tried to come up with the best possible version of every song, so we recorded a lot of different iterations, changing the tempos, dressing ’em up, stripping ’em down. It took a lot of work to make them sound so easy. We’re very passionate about the process. It was a very intense and beautiful experience. There was a lot of battling, a lot of tears, but some amazing stuff came out, and at the end, we were much better off. It transformed our relationship.”

Check out the first single, 'Ophelia', below....

 

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