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American Authors Best Day of my Life

It's a loaded name that could suggest a number of pop transgressions, from singsongy Warped tour debauchery or erudite Vampire Weekend frivolity to straight-up Mumford & Sons-inspired banality, but Brooklyn's American Authors manage to find the safe spaces in between, taking the most retail-friendly parts of each of those examples and spinning them into something that sounds a little bit like somebody put Fun. and the Lumineers in a mixing bowl and hit them with an immersion blender. The band's major-label debut, Oh, What a Life, is a big, unapologetically upbeat collection of indie pop anthems with similarly unrepentant commercial ambitions that refuse to remain incarcerated behind neon earphone buds.

5/5
by Kira Hewitt

I've been looking for music with this sound for a long time and I've finally found exactly what I'm looking for.

Searching and was worth it
by Thulasi Ganendran

This is something I literally have been looking for random music searches are wonderful

Love them!
by nickname:D:D

I love how different the style is.

Possibly my new favorite!

Biography

Formed: 2007 in Boston, MA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Offering up an emotional and propulsive mix of summery indie pop and meticulously crafted, commercial modern rock, Brooklyn-based American Authors fall somewhere between the heady introspection of Alt-J, the arena-sized folk-rock of Mumford & Sons, and the urban, heartfelt grandeur of Fun. Formed in Boston by Zac Barnett (vocals), James Adam Shelley (guitar/banjo), Dave Rublin (bass), and Matt Sanchez (drums) while the four were attending the Berklee College of Music, the quartet eventually dropped...

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