The Walkmen

The Walkmen

The detachment you can feel throughout our younger records is gone. We felt like it was time to make a bigger, more generous statement."

When describing the new album, Heaven, the Walkmen lead singer Hamilton Leithauser portrays a band hitting maturity, comfortable in its mastery, after a decade together. Adds guitarist Paul Maroon, "when you're starting out, you're sitting there trying to come up with a big idea, but after a while, you learn about the process of writing. You learn about your friends in the band and how they work best."

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