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Customer Reviews

A sound that changed it all..

I think the Cold War Kids were the first of the Indie kids to experiment with this sound and it definitely worked. I still love Hang Me Up To Dry and never get sick of it.

One of the greats

I’ve owned this album since ’07 and I’m still not sick of it. Every song is a masterpiece.

Just a plain masterpiece!

One of my favorite bands, easily. Robbers and Cowards doesn't have one song that I just skip over.


Formed: Fullerton, CA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Embracing influences as diverse as Bob Dylan, Billie Holiday, Jeff Buckley, and the Velvet Underground, Cold War Kids grew from blog darlings into a band with a contemporary yet classic sound. Founding members vocalist/guitarist/pianist Nathan Willett, bassist Matt Maust, drummer Matt Aveiro, and guitarist Jonnie Russell began crafting their soulful, blues-inflected take on indie rock as Cold War Kids in 2004, recording demos in Los Angeles soon after they formed. After signing to Monarchy Music,...
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