Vampire Weekend Harmonizes, Glen Hansard Gets Dark

January 24, 2019
Glen Hansard

Vampire Weekend played a "no cell phone allowed" Lollapalooza aftershow last summer where they debuted new music. "Harmony Hall" seemed like a great song to start off with. Two songs featuring Danger Mouse get some play on this week's show - a collaboration with Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeah's and the return of Broken Bells, his longtime project with James Mercer of The ShinsGlen Hansard has a song that is an absolute departure from the sound we've come to know. I love it...and I hope you do, too!  Check out the whole playlist below.

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Vampire Weekend - "Harmony Hall"
Guster - "Overexcited" *Guster plays the Riviera Theatre on April 13.

Karen O & Danger Mouse - "Woman"
David Gray - "A Tight Ship" *David Gray returns to Chicago Theatre on June 13.

The Raconteurs - "Sunday Driver"
Sharon Van Etten - "Seventeen" *Check out Sharon Van Etten at Thalia Hall on February 14.

Foals - "Exits"
Glen Hansard - "I'll Be You, Be Me"

The Cranberries - "All Over Now"
Broken Bells - "Shelter"

Tedeschi Trucks Band - "Hard Case"
Adia Victoria - "Different Kind Of Love"

St. Paul & The Broken Bones - "Gotitbad"
Half Alive - "Still Feel"