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The Head and the Heart

Formed in Seattle by a group of northwestern transplants, the Head and the Heart is an indie folk band whose influences include Americana, country-rock, and classic Beatlesque pop. The lineup came together in 2009, when songwriters Jonathan Russell and Josiah Johnson met at an open-mike event at Seattle's Conor Byrne Pub. Pianist Kenny Hensley, bassist Chris Zasche, violinist Charity Rose Thielen, and former Prabir & the Substitutes drummer Tyler Williams rounded out the roster, and the Head and the Heart spent the first half of 2010 touring the Pacific Northwest before self-releasing their eponymous debut in June. By the end of the summer, they'd created enough buzz in the Pacific Northwest to entertain offers from several record labels, eventually signing with Sub Pop that fall and reissuing their album -- this time with remastered tracks and one new song -- in early 2011. The Head and the Heart spent much of their time on tour during 2012 and subsequently began the writing process for their second album while they were on the road. The bandmembers eventually returned to Seattle to record their sophomore release, 2013's Let's Be Still. Enjoying continued success, they moved from Sub Pop to Warner Bros. and, after taking a break to recharge their creative batteries, returned to the studio and recorded their third full-length album (and first major-label release), Signs of Light. The album was released on September 9, 2016. ~ Andrew Leahey
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Stations Featuring
The Head and the Heart

    Adult Alternative

    Adult Alternative
    3 songs

    Adult Rock

    Adult Rock
    3 songs

    Top Alternative

    Top Alternative
    2 songs

    Alternative Mix

    Alternative Mix
    2 songs

    Pop Rock

    2 songs

    Coffeehouse Corner

    3 songs

    Alternative Party

    1 song

    Top Indie

    1 song

    Indie Rock Mix

    1 song

    Indie Party

    1 song


    3 songs

    Relax Trax

    1 song

Albums by
The Head and the Heart

Top Songs by
The Head and the Heart

  1.   Song
  2.   Lost In My Mind
  3.   Down in the Valley
  4.   All We Ever Knew
  5.   Shake
  6.   Ghosts
  7.   Another Story
  8.   Rivers and Roads
  9.   Rhythm & Blues
  10.   What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
  11.   Sounds Like Hallelujah
  12.   Colors
  13.   Cats and Dogs
  14.   Coeur d'Alene
  15.   Let's Be Still
  16.   Library Magic
  17.   Winter Song
  18.   Homecoming Heroes
  19.   Summertime
  20.   Heaven Go Easy on Me
  21.   Springtime
  22.   False Alarm
  23.   10,000 Weight in Gold
  24.   Honey Come Home
  25.   Your Mother's Eyes
  26.   I Don't Mind
  27.   Take a Walk
  28.   Chasing a Ghost
  29.   Bluebird
  30.   In the Summertime
  31.   No Guarantees
  32.   Turn It Around
  33.   Dreamer
  34.   Octopus's Garden
  35.   Don't Forget Me
  36.   Gone
  37.   Cruel
  38.   Fire/Fear
  39.   City of Angels
  40.   No One to Let You Down
  41.   When I Fall Asleep
  42.   Josh McBride
  43.   My Friends
  44.   These Days Are Numbered
  45.   Oh My Dear
  46.   Signs of Light

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