Video: Avett Brothers - "Murder in the City"
“Murder in the City” video
The Second Gleam comes on the heels of the band’s very successful 2007 release Emotionalism, which was lauded as one of the top albums of 2007 by Paste Magazine. 2007 also saw The Avett Brothers winning the title of Best Group of the Year by the American Music Association. The Avett Brothers recently signed with American Recordings/Columbia Records. Their first major label effort will feature production by Rick Rubin and should be out in early 2009.
Along the way The Avett Brothers have built up an impressive and loyal fan base with constant touring. The Avett Brothers have been selling out performances during their current tour in major markets such as Dallas and Seattle, and playing to packed, enthusiastic crowds across the country. The Seattle Times said of their performance, “The Avett Brothers connect with acoustic brilliance…the most honest, forthright pop music being made today.”