NEW MUSIC NOW > Walk The Moon: Who Are You Listening to This Week?

New Music Now! 2012/06/22 13:00:00
Meet SodaHead's favorite artist of the week! Last week, we (re)introduced Fiona Apple after a seven year hiatus. This week it's all about Walk The Moon, a Cincinnati-based indie-rock band with style and a sense of humor. The quirky quartet's colorful, energetic presentation and ambitious music videos are reminiscent of bands like OK Go and Vampire Weekend, and they're quickly accumulating a large, dedicated following.

Walk The Moon formed in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2008, and released their first EP, "The Anthem," that year. Toward the end of 2010 they independently released an album called "i want! i want!" and within a few months, the track "Anna Sun" took off on the radio. Since then, Walk The Moon has been signed to RCA Records and released its first major label full-length on June 15, featuring "Anna Sun" as the lead single.

In frontman Nick Petricca's own words, "Anna Sun" is "about college, about maintaining that little bit of being a kid. Don't be afraid to play." The band expands on that sentiment in the song's official music video, which features light-hearted lip-syncing, choreographed dancing, and face paint. Now face paint has become a kind of trademark for Walk The Moon fans, who have embraced the "Anna Sun" attitude whole-heartedly. Check out the video below, and let us know what you're listening to this week.

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  • Haley-Hit-An-AllTimeLow.♥ 2012/06/22 20:42:29
    I like it.(: He has a beautiful voice.
    I'm listening to Mayday Parade, Parachute, and Sleeping With Sirens.
  • Sonic 2012/06/22 20:39:20
  • Onyx11 2012/06/22 20:32:18
    Kings of Leon
  • Cookie 2012/06/22 20:23:13 (edited)
    I listen to...
    Pink Floyd - Hey You,
    Robert Downey Jr's (aa) version of River,
    Dire Straits - Love Over Gold...
    That's music! <3
  • tatilee(: 2012/06/22 20:04:37
    The Black Keys(:
  • tobe 2012/06/22 19:58:17
    today its been ben e king but i think its cause i heard it the other day
  • selena costa 2012/06/22 19:46:58
    selena costa
    iz cool
  • brandi lynn 2012/06/22 19:35:52
    brandi lynn
    emienm, and tech n9ne, and t mills
  • Erin V. 2012/06/22 19:32:53
    Erin V.
    KATY PERRY!!!!!!!!
  • keifer 2012/06/22 19:32:49
    the niki minaj star ship
  • Emily keifer 2012/06/23 19:56:43
  • Cinna 2012/06/22 19:05:09
  • Lili13 2012/06/22 18:56:06
    I am listening to REAL MUSIC =]
  • Cookie Lili13 2012/06/22 20:25:42
    Whats real music for you? :)
  • Lili13 Cookie 2012/06/22 20:30:10
    A few of the real music i listen to :
    Micheal Jackson [ all the songs]
    Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks
    Marcus Collins - Seven Nation Army
    Avenged Sevenfold - Afterlife [ got to love the guitar in this]
  • Cookie Lili13 2012/06/22 20:37:04
    Oh i just know Michael Jackson ^^' have to listen to the others now! :p
    I love MJ too, but i prefer um.. Dire Straits, Supertramp, Pink Floyd, etc...
  • Lili13 Cookie 2012/06/22 20:38:37
    ahh every one had different taste in music =] and i havent heard those names before since am in the uk
  • Emily Lili13 2012/06/23 19:57:09
    I suspect that that means no JB, LMFAO, Nicki, and others?
  • Lili13 Emily 2012/06/23 20:04:30
    I do like LMFAO but the rest you listed a BIG NO for them =] and i do like others
  • Emily Lili13 2012/06/23 20:05:52
    O.o ok
  • Colin L 2012/06/22 18:52:48
    Colin L
    Some good ol Alice in Chains and Dropkick Murphys.
  • ~TheDreamer~ 2012/06/22 18:22:40
  • Hebsi 2012/06/22 18:08:28
    A band I listen to EVERY week:

  • Ben 2012/06/22 17:59:45
    This past week I have been listening to Paul Oakenfold's podcast called "Planet Perfecto." planet perfecto
  • Lerro DeHazel 2012/06/22 17:47:46
    Lerro DeHazel
    Probably, my wife . . . She says that I NEVER LISTEN TO HER.
  • Jalex 2012/06/22 17:41:01
  • Margaret Jacobson 2012/06/22 16:57:04
    Margaret Jacobson
    not really
  • Nekosarethebest 2012/06/22 16:56:39
    Angela Aki
  • dear•LT13☻ 2012/06/22 16:44:00


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