The Head and the Heart wrote their own concert review headline Friday at the Paramount. It was the first of two sold-out nights, and was a homecoming of sorts for a band that has been touring the world for much of the last year. So when they followed the opener, “Shake,” with “Homecoming Heroes,” they were…More
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Various Artists, ‘Sweetheart 2014’ (Hear Music/Concord)
Created exclusively for Starbucks, “Sweetheart 2014” is a delightfully eclectic collection of classic love songs by such current artists as The Head and the Heart, Beck, Brandi Carlile, Ben Harper, Vampire Weekend, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings.More
It was cold, crisp and clear Tuesday afternoon as concertgoers lined up outside KeyArena for Deck the Hall Ball. But indoors it was snowing.
The snow was fake, or course, and confined to a giant video screen. But the flurries were just enough to lend a holiday vibe to 107.7 The End’s annual year-end concert, which featured such hot alternative-rock acts as Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, Alt-J and Seattle’s new-folk darlings, The Head and the Heart.
Seattle station KNDD has been staging its Deck the Hall Ball for more than 20 years as a well-stocked concert marathon for faithful listeners. This year’s holiday-themed concert also provided bands with a chance to thank the station, as well as fans, for their support.
The thank-yous came in the form of tight, spirited sets showcasing the bands’ best music. There were no shoe-gazers in this energetic lineup.More
Seattle’s longest-running alternative-rock station — 107.7 The End — has been putting on big holiday concerts for more than 20 years, showcasing a who’s who of modern rock.
The station’s 21st annual Deck the Hall Ball features perhaps the most international lineup in the event’s history with Vampire Weekend (New York); Phoenix (France); The Head and the Heart (Seattle); Alt J, Arctic Monkeys and Foals (England); Lorde (New Zealand) and Chvrches (Scotland). Chvrches replaces Tame Impala of Australia.More
You read it first in The Seattle Times. This week’s industry bible, Billboard magazine, arrived today and, as we predicted, the new disc by The Head and the Heart, “Let’s Be Still” (Sub Pop), debuted in the Top 10 on the album charts, with sales of 42,000 copies in its first week. And guess what…More