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The Weepies

Vocalist/songwriters Deb Talan and Steve Tannen, both of whom had released single materials before banding together to create folk-pop duo the Weepies, initial met at among Tannen’s displays in Cambridge, Massachusetts. At that time, Tannen was touring to get his debut record, Big Señorita. Shared admirers of every other’s music, both musicians started composing songs jointly, and shortly the Weepies’ whimsical, acoustic-based audio took form. The set released an unbiased record, 2003’s Pleasure, before putting your signature on with Nettwerk Information in 2005. That Dec, the label digitally pre-released State I Am You, that your duo had documented inside a rented cottage in Pasadena, California, as well as the physical recording version adopted in March 2006. After spending the others of that 12 months on the highway, Talan and Tannen came back to California and spent the entirety of 2007 inside a flurry of activity: they got wedded, worked on fresh material, wrote tunes for Mandy Moore’s Crazy Hope, and experienced a baby. The next year saw the discharge of their fresh record, Hideaway. The duo barely toured whatsoever to get Hideaway, preferring rather to spotlight raising their child, but a flurry of Television placements and industrial advertisements held their music in the general public eye. In the mean time, Talan and Tannen continuing writing music collectively, and become My Thrill premiered this year 2010. After acquiring a while for an evergrowing family members and Talan to recuperate from breast malignancy, they returned towards the studio room healthful in 2014 to complete the 16-monitor Sirens, released in springtime of 2015. The recording featured several guest music artists who added remotely while Talan was struggling to travel, including guitarist Gerry Leonard (David Bowie), bassist Tony Levin (Ruler Crimson), drummers Matt Chamberlain (Pearl Jam) and Pete Thomas (Elvis Costello & the Sights), and keyboardist Rami Jaffee (the Wallflowers).

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