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The Walkmen are an American indie rock band, with members based in New York City and Philadelphia. The band formed in 2000 with three members from Jonathan Fire*Eater—Paul Maroon (guitar, piano), Walter Martin (organ/bass), and Matt Barrick (drums)—and two from The Recoys, Peter Bauer (bass/organ) and Hamilton Leithauser (vocals, guitar). All but Bauer attended St. Albans in Washington, D.C.

They prefer the sound of vintage musical instruments, particularly the upright piano, and have often… read more

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  • You & Me is their best album. I'm not sure what I'd pick after that. Maybe Bows or Heaven.
  • Absolutely cannot wait for Heaven to be played on my wedding day.
  • They seemed to have a much more unique sound with their early work. Their later stuff sounds very similar to each other to me.
  • Sad that I missed out on these guys while they were together. Indie rock perfection.
  • come back (zinc)
  • How I Met Your Mother :'( <3 [4]
  • Nobody loves Loves perfection
  • best during winter season always brings back memories. still sound great 11 years later
  • So glad I got to see them live while they lasted, and on a small club. And they finished with 'I Lost You'. What else can you ask??
  • One of those bands you thought would have gone on forever. Oh well.

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