Add 'Bad Books' to Your Music Library

Don’t you love it when you stumble upon something completely unexpected, yet extraordinary?

That’s what happened this past Sunday–while double-checking tour dates for The Books, I happened upon indie-folk duo Bad Books, a collaboration between solo artist Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull. Reviews of their full-length noted similarities to Elliott Smith and Neutral Milk Hotel, so I bought their album and gave it a listen-through on my way to work. And once more, at work. And then again.

With holiday gatherings around the corner, I see their mellow indie tunes as a perfect compliment to a potluck! Is there an artist or song you recommend adding to a holiday mix?

About Julianne

Julie is a modern day Renaissance woman and die-hard bloody mary enthusiast. When she’s not sprinkling magic fairy dust onto ModCloth’s social media channels, you can find her eclectic point of view on food, fashion, music, and DIY documented here!

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4 Comments

  1. Charlotte 11/24/2010 at 5:21 pm #

    ahh amazing!! I am definitely going to check this out!!
    manchester orchestra are one of my favourite bands!!
    thanks- modcloth!!

    Charlotte
    http://www.girlnextdoorfashion.net

  2. Sian 11/25/2010 at 6:31 am #

    Awesome! I love hearing new bands..you just made my day Modcloth!!

    Sian
    sundaesurf.blogspot.com

  3. serenity 11/28/2010 at 8:26 pm #

    ooooh I love all the bands you put up here! and as far as holiday playlists.. I would have to say Winter Gloves. They just have a fun upbeat sound

  4. keishua 12/02/2010 at 6:08 pm #

    Great find. I am liking it.

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