Indie

How Sudden Stardom Affected the Head and the Heart

As Josiah Johnson of Seattle's folk-rock sextet the Head and the Heart describes it, the band has evolved from bright and sunny to darker and deeper.

"The first record was very optimistic, 'Follow your heart,' and the second was 'Even if you follow your heart, there are going to be some rough spots," says Johnson, a Californian who formed the band out of a songwriting partnership with Virginia native Jonathan Russell.

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Eric is a freelance writer covering music, travel, science, and food and drink.
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