Snippet from a great article featuring Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes—saw them perform during the Railroad Revival Tour, and this captures their vibe quite well.
“From Zeros to heroes… the rise and rise of a superband”
The Independent, 28 August 2011
I had a South African teacher at school, a sort of hippie who played the acoustic guitar while us five-year-old kids would sing along, playing our tambourines and recorders in unison,” explains Ebert. “It was just this deep sort of atmosphere, you know, of not taking it too seriously, but feeling a sense of community while playing the music. That’s partly where this all comes from – I’m acting like a five-year-old and it’s impossible to bullshit at that age.