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Sam Means of The Format Surfaces with New Mp3

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About a month after former Format singer Nate Ruess' new band fun. released their debut, Aim and Ignite (review here), the other half the the Phoenix indie duo is making music. Sam Means will do six songs for the soundtrack of the upcoming film The Sinking of Santa Isabel, reports Spin.

The first song, "Yeah Yeah," is below, and sounds fantastic: lo-fi folk with those gorgeous little piano parts that made Dog Problems such a treat. There are probably a few people who'll be offended by this, but, based on the mediocre Aim and Ignite and this, I'd say Means is better positioned for solo success. Lucky for us he's the half that stayed in Phoenix while his partner moved to Brooklyn.


Download "Yeah Yeah" here.

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