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Photos: Monsters Of Folk Storm The Troxy 18 November 2009 in Monsters Of Folk

Monsters Of Folk played an epic 36 set at The Troxy in London last night incorporating the songs of the member’s respective bandsMy Morning Jacket, M.Ward and Bright Eyes as well as the supergroup’s recent album.

Here are some photos taken by James Berry. Click here to view some more photos.

Monsters Of Folk played:

‘Say Please’
‘The Right Place’
‘Soul Singer’
‘Slow Down Joe’
‘Man Named Truth’
‘Lullaby And Exile’
‘We Are Nowhere And It’s Now’
‘Ahead Of The Curve’
‘Vincent O’Brien’
‘What A Wonderful Man’
‘Smoke Without Fire’
‘At Dawn’
‘Baby Boonmer’
‘Dear God (Sincerely MOF)’
‘To Save Me’
‘Kathy With A K’s Song’
‘Just To Know What You’ve Been Dreaming’
‘Bermuda Highway’
‘Look At You’
‘Lime Tree’
‘One Life Away’
‘Map Of The World’
‘The Sandman, The Brakeman And Me’
‘Smoking From Shooting’
‘Hit The Switch’
‘Losin Yo Head’
‘At The Bottom Of Everything’
‘Whole Lotta Losin’‘
‘Another Travellin’ Song’
‘His Master’s Voice’

Say Please for Monsters Of Folk 16 November 2009 in Monsters Of Folk

Want to see Monsters Of Folk dressed up in World War 2 uniforms? How about a barn dance with roller skates?

Say Please:

Monsters Of Folk make live debut on Conan O'Brien 23 September 2009 in Monsters Of Folk

Watch a suited and booted Monsters Of Folk perform Say Please from Conan O’Brien’s show last night:


Monsters of Folk is an American supergroup, consisting of Jim James from My Morning Jacket, Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis from Bright Eyes and M. Ward from She and Him. The band was formed in 2004 when the members were on tour with their respective bands and solo projects. After playing together both on-stage and backstage, they started working together on various material. Due to the members’ main projects, Monsters of Folk did not wrap up their first album until 2009, and it was released on September 22 on Rough Trade. Debuted at 143 on the Billboard Top 200 and peaked at 15. Reached #3 on Top Independent Albums, #8 on Top Rock Albums, #7 on Top Digital Albums, and #6 on Top Alternative Albums.

Their song “Baby Boomer” was chosen as the Starbucks iTunes Pick of the Week for October 27, 2009.

October 23 & 24 2009 they performed at Neil Young’s 23rd annual Bridge School Benefit held in Mountain View, California every October at the Shoreline Amphitheater.

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