Mumford & Sons

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Mumford & Sons Biography

Since they formed in December 2007, the members of Mumford & Sons, four young men from West London, ENGLAND, in their early twenties have shared a love of Folk-Rock, Country and Bluegrass. Vocalist + guitarist & drummer Marcus Mumford, vocalist + banjo & dobro player Winston Marshall -- AKA Country Winston --, vocalist + keyboardist Ben Lovett and vocalist + double-bass player Ted Dwane toured extensively throughout 2008; from a barge-tour of the Thames with eight other acts, through to an island-hopping tour of the Scottish highlands and a triumphant set at Glastonbury in June, they sold out London's Luminaire in July, only half a year after they got together.

A trilogy of 10-inch EPs all on Chess Club Records followed, recorded simply at home. Their eponymous EP debuted the same month as their Luminaire show; "Love Your Ground" followed in December, while "The Cave And The Open Sea" arrived in May 2009.
Then came the time to record their debut full-length album. The disc titled "Sigh No More" was issued in October on Island Records; it peaked at #7 on the U.K. Albums chart and spawned the top 40 hit "Little Lion Man" which became a big smash in Australia where it climbed into the top 3 and helped send the album to #1 on the ARIA chart. In February 2010 "Sigh No More" was released in North America flying up the charts to claim the #2 spot on both The Billboard 200 and The Top Canadian Albums listing; the lead single, the aforementioned "Little Lion Man", went to #1 on The Alternative Songs chart and its follow-up, "The Cave", not only hit the top 3 on the same chart but also reached #27 on The Billboard Hot 100. The final single off the quartet's double-platinum debut disc, "Roll Away Your Stone", became another Hot Modern Rock top 10 hit for the band.

Mumford & Sons returned in September 2012 with "Babel", with good reason an instant smash all over the world. Their sophomore album quickly ascended to #1 in Britain, U.S. and Canada and the first single, "I Will Wait", shot to #1 on the U.S. Alternative Songs chart.

 

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Sigh No More (2009)

1. Sigh No More
2. The Cave
3. Winter Winds
4. Roll Away Your Stone
5. White Blank Page
6. I Gave You All
7. Little Lion Man
8. Timshel
9. Thistle And Weeds
10. Awake My Soul
11. Dust Bowl Dance
12. After The Storm

Babel (2012)

Babel
1. Babel
2. Whispers In The Dark
3. I Will Wait
4. Holland Road
5. Ghosts That We Knew
6. Lover Of The Light
7. Lovers' Eyes
8. Reminder
9. Hopeless Wanderer
10. Broken Crown
11. Below My Feet
12. Not With Haste
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