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David Bazan

David Bazan



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Hometown: Seattle, WA (USA)

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Known for his work fronting the enigmatic rock band Pedro the Lion, David Bazan‚??s emotionally charged narratives, eye for telling detail, and mournful voice have more in common with J.D. Salinger‚??s ‚??Nine Stories‚?Ě or Flannery O‚??Connor‚??s ‚??Wise Blood‚?Ě than with the usual lyrical slant of popular music. Bazan is a gifted storyteller, weaving parables of spiritual conflict, suburban ennui, and personal surrender into magnetic, well–crafted songs.

His debut solo full–length album, Curse Your Branches (out now on Barsuk), is a masterwork by a modern American poet at the height of his powers. Paste Magazine called him one of the ‚??100 Best Living Songwriters‚?Ě. This record is the deepest and most explicit exploration of his struggles with faith and a meditation on all things passed between the generations.

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David Bazan Strange Negotations

David Bazan

Strange Negotations (2011)

Barsuk

David Bazan Curse Your Branches

David Bazan

Curse Your Branches (2009)

Barsuk

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