Wednesday, July 30, 2008
She & Him
She & Him is an American indie rock band consisting of actress Zooey Deschanel (vocals, piano, banjo) and musician M. Ward (guitar, production). The band's first album Volume One was released on Merge Records in March, 2008. The group played at the 2008 South by Southwest festival. The duo is augmented by session musicians Rachel Blumberg (drums), Mike Mogis (pedal steel guitar, mandolin) and Mike Coykendall (bass, guitar).
Volume One (2008) is the first album by She & Him, a collaboration between M. Ward and actress Zooey Deschanel. It was released by Merge Records on March 18, 2008.
The album debuted at #81 on the Billboard Charts in its first week, and climbed to #71 in its second week. It has received a strong response from critics, receiving a score of 76/100 on the site MetaCritic, indicating overall positive reviews.
2.Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?
3.This Is Not a Test
4.Change Is Hard
5.I Thought I Saw Your Face Today
6.Take It Back
7.I Was Made for You
8.You Really Got a Hold on Me
11.I Should Have Known Better
13.Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
*All songs written by Zooey Deschanel, except where noted.
+She & Him - Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?: