The Naked and Famous

If your eclectic tastes include legendary modern music-as-art heroes such as Radiohead, MGMT, Florence and the Machine, Nine Inch Nails and How to Destroy Angels, you simply must check out upcoming New Zealand band The Naked and Famous.

Their debut album will be released in early September, but they’ve put out some mind-blowingly good singles already… here’s Young Blood:

Update: Okay, I can’t just link the one. Here are my other favourites so far…

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9 Responses to The Naked and Famous

  1. “If your eclectic tastes include legendary modern music-as-art heroes such as Radiohead, MGMT, Florence and the Machine, Nine Inch Nails and How to Destroy Angels”

    …and, presumably, Presidents of the United States of America?

  2. Berto says:

    Good stuff, thanks for the info !

    Here’s my Swedish recommendation in return: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v65mLiAYE_k

  3. Mattias Bengtsson says:

    More Swedish music in the same category I’d say:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYOrUzN35Z8

    Maybe they are internationally recognized though? I’m not sure, they are big here anyways.

  4. Mattias Bengtsson says:

    Also; thanks to both of you. Nice music!

  5. Grahame says:

    Thanks Jeff, always good to learn of good new bands, particularly from countries that ought to just give in and join federation :-)

  6. chesty says:

    you’ve got dead ears mate.

    Sia is my sweetheart.

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