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Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

Formed in 2007 by Ima Robot frontman Alex Ebert after a brief period of existential crisis, the cultish ten-piece indie rock outfit Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros draw their inspiration from the communal musical communities that peppered Southern California (specifically Laurel Canyon) with positive vibrations during the '60s and early '70s. Employing a unique sound that brought to mind a not-so-subtle mix of Parliament, Polyphonic Spree, Bob Marley, and the Incredible String Band, the then 11-piece group released its debut EP, Here Comes, in May 2009, followed by the full-length Up from Below in July. The band grew in renown based in part on its fiery live show, touring often and making several television appearances, including multiple performances on Late Night with David Letterman. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros followed up their debut in 2012 with the full-length Here, one of two albums the band had planned for release that year. It climbed to number five on the Billboard 200, also charting in France and Australia. It would be 2013 before a third, self-titled album materialized. It hit the U.S. Top 15, and in 2014, among many solo projects within the band, Ebert won a Golden Globe for his score for the 2013 Robert Redford film All Is Lost. With a more focused approach that gathered the whole band, by then a ten-piece, into a single room to write and record as a group, the PersonA LP was released in the spring of 2016. It featured cover art that redacted "Edward Sharpe and" with red lines to emphasize the unity. ~ James Christopher Monger & Marcy Donelson
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Stations Featuring
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

    Adult Alternative

    Adult Alternative
    2 songs

    Adult Rock

    Adult Rock
    2 songs

    '00s Indie

    '00s Indie
    3 songs

    Coffeehouse Corner

    Coffeehouse Corner
    1 song


    3 songs

    Top Alternative

    1 song

    Alternative Mix

    1 song

    Pop Rock

    1 song

    Alt Country

    1 song

Albums by
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

Top Songs by
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

  1.   Song
  2.   Home
  3.   40 Day Dream
  4.   Janglin
  5.   Man On Fire
  6.   Desert Song
  7.   Carries On
  8.   Better Days
  9.   No Love Like Yours
  10.   Kisses Over Babylon
  11.   Dear Believer
  12.   Memory of a Free Festival
  13.   Child
  14.   Country Calling
  15.   Jade
  16.   Mother
  17.   Free Stuff
  18.   Life Is Hard
  19.   Om Nashi Me
  20.   Wake Up the Sun
  21.   Hot Coals
  22.   Two
  23.   Let's Get High
  24.   I Don't Wanna Pray
  25.   That's What's Up
  26.   Black Water
  27.   The Ballad of Yaya
  28.   Lullaby
  29.   Perfect Time
  30.   Let It Down
  31.   Somewhere
  32.   Uncomfortable
  33.   Bad Bad Love
  34.   Truth
  35.   When You're Young
  36.   This Life
  37.   If I Were Free
  38.   Please!
  39.   All Wash Out
  40.   Brother
  41.   Up From Below
  42.   I Don't Wanna Pray Disc
  43.   All Together
  44.   I Saw Her Standing There
  45.   No Name
  46.   I Come In Please
  47.   Milton
  48.   Give Me A Sign
  49.   Remember to Remember
  50.   In the Summer
  51.   They Were Wrong
  52.   In the Lion
  53.   Mayla
  54.   A Note to the American Democrat
  55.   Memory of a Tree Festival featuring Edward Sharpe
  56.   Come in Please
  57.   Simplest Love
  58.   One Love to Another
  59.   Fiya Wata
  60.   Fire & Water
  61.   Wooden Indian
  62.   Fog on the Tyne

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