Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros

Submitted by on Sep 15, 2015

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

A dozen musicians – this is not the limit!

To someone creative ‘Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’ may seem simple indie rock, which is already so much on the contemporary music scene, but the musicians themselves, which in a collective way, nearly a dozen, music is an attempt to travel already open for the world – travel, both physical and emotional. Alex Ebert on this journey is the captain, and in combination, and frontman. But still what is common between Ebert and Edward Sharpe, whose name appears in the title? Why to create a group Alex had to be treated for alcoholism? And, finally, can the music ‘Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’ bring listeners to the truth, which is constantly looking for musicians?

Author: Eugene Tantsurina

‘Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’ – a popular American indie rock band formed in 2007 in Los Angeles, California (Los Angeles, California). The founder and the mastermind behind the team was Alex Ebert (Alex Ebert), he is also the frontman for today. From the very first months of the creation of the group continued to grow, so that over time the number of participants approached the dozen – each of which, according to the musicians themselves, is able to bring the sound of the band with their own ideas and try new tools. In total, the group presented three studio albums: ‘Up from Below’, ‘Here’ and ‘Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’, and released about 10 singles, the most popular of which were’ Memory of a Free Festival ‘,’ Home ‘and ’40 Day Dream / Geez Louise’.

His base artist ‘Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’ owes depression Alex Ebert, who was in Los Angeles with a broken heart, alcohol dependence, which required serious treatment at the clinic, and nearly empty pockets. The reason for such a state was a painful parting with ex-girlfriend, which is remembered Alex, just changed his life. Already in the clinic, Ebert began writing a novel about the adventures of Edward Sharpe (Edward Sharpe), the Messiah, who falls to the ground, to heal the man and help him, but instead often distracted by girls, love and friends. Over time, Alex began to notice that he is strongly penetrating way the main character and his bumbling adventures finds itself and each individual – because everyone spends his life on some nonsense, instead of looking for the very important meaning for which man began exist and think.

Thanks to the image of Edward Sharpe appeared a group of ‘Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’, which includes not only a friend of Ebert and familiar musicians ready to play interesting and new projects. In just a few months, the group has grown to 10 people – but at this level the number of participants has not stopped, it continues to grow steadily.

The first album, ‘Up From Below’, musicians recorded on the label ‘Vagrant Records’ in 2009 and presented the plate in early July of the same year. The album had some success among fans of independent music and indie rock, but to a wide audience, many songs, of course, not reached; in the am

erikanskih album charts ranked only 76th place, and in Australia – 86. However, the musicians were extremely happy with the result and with new forces began to tour and work on new plates.

The second studio album ‘Here’ group submitted in late May of 2012 – and this disc was the most successful work of the group to date: music critics the most serious media again looked at the group and the fan base enriched with thousands of new names from all parts of the world. For example, in the United States, the album was ranked number 5 in the charts, and in Australia the plate reached 37 positions. The third album, ‘Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’ 2013. somewhat lost in the popularity of the second group, but still made a certain effect on critics and fans. Shortly after the album’s release the band embarked on an extensive tour of America, Britain, Australia and some European countries.

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