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Formed in 2004, the band’s breakthrough debut Robbers & Cowards was released to considerable acclaim in 2006. The darker Loyalty To Loyalty followed two years later, and 2011’s Mine Is Yours introduced deeper anthemic qualities to the eclectic group’s catalog.

Dear Miss Lonelyhearts, which features the rollicking, energetic single “Miracle Mile,” is Cold War Kids’ first release with former Modest Mouse and Murder City Devils guitarist Dann Gallucci, who also handled its production alongside Lars Stalfors.

“We were shaken up, ready to let certain songs go further than before by trying new styles and arrangements, while keeping others sparse and caring more about the finished product and less about how we got there,” explains frontman Nathan Willet about the ten-track album, which was recorded at the band’s private studio in San Pedro, CA.

Cold War Kids are from Los Angeles, CA.


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  • emankcuf

    Magic voice. This is the case when the lyrics don't matter. He's like Jack White

    8 minutes ago Reply
  • madsupersonic


    3 Dec 2013 Reply
  • rogulss

    god make up your mind is brilliant

    2 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Killtecc

    new album seems to be pretty good

    25 Nov 2013 Reply
  • suicidal_disco

    So boring.

    10 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Oleg289

    MIY > R&C > DML > LTL

    30 Oct 2013 Reply
  • SuGaCaT

    cursed being born in europe! EURO tour?! Anytime soon? :)))

    23 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Punk-Fiction

    I have no obligation to 'move on' if everything after R&C is bland and generic indie garbage. Just because an artist has 'moved on' doesn't mean that all of their work must be treated equally. Cold War Kids can 'experiment' with new sounds all they want, everyone is completely entitled to say that they suck if they don't meet the potential they set for themselves with their debut. Artistic progression doesn't instantly trump dissent.

    13 Oct 2013 Reply
  • vidalog32

    posso dizer que conhecendo melhor Cold War Kids, o som deles não é nada ruim. ¬¬

    15 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Elaquedescobriu

    Beltusek, I couldn't agree more.

    10 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Beltusek

    I'm sick and tired of this 'oh my god I wish they made something like Loyalty to loyalty or Robbers and Cowards again'. Shut the fuck up and move on like they did.

    5 Sep 2013 Reply
  • melodymann

    god make up your mind

    15 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Timvank

    I agree, c0rdell.

    30 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Alexzandra86

    absolutely amazing band

    13 Jul 2013 Reply
  • stilldirrtyja

    CWK haven't caught my attention since Robbers & Cowards, but DML is definitely one of my favorite albums of the year. "Bottled Affections" = <3

    27 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Streetsweeper01

    Loving this album

    8 Jun 2013 Reply
  • c0rdell

    so know one else think they peaked at Loyalty to Loyalty ?

    5 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Kanetoad1992

    I prefer Dear Miss Lonelyhearts a lot more that Loyalty to Loyalty and Mine is Yours, but in comparison to Robbers & Cowards they're all incredibly average. I just don't understand what happened after that first album.

    4 Jun 2013 Reply
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    28 May 2013 Reply
  • Elaquedescobriu

    I'm one month late, but i'm so happy with the new album. These guys are just amazing!

    3 May 2013 Reply
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