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All About: The Naked and Famous

Since overtaking SXSW with their many high-energy performances, The Naked and Famous have climbed the Rdio Top Charts and are probably gracing your network’s Heavy Rotation too. If you can’t get enough of their new album, Passive Me, Aggressive You, we have a treat for you—Five Questions with the Band, a playlist of what they’re listening to and a ticket giveaway for some lucky people in Austin. They’ll be performing with Foals andFreelance Whales—so locals, be sure to enter.

Five Questions with The Naked and Famous

  1. Who do you think is an important musician that most people have never heard of before?
    The Naked and Famous: F In Math is Michael Logie from New Zealand. Very clever and entertaining individual. Check it out.
  2. If you had access to any record in the world, what would you listen to right now?
    TNAF: I would listen to Ravedeath, 1972 by Tim Hecker which I have right now!
  3. Which album or artist do you most associate with your childhood?
    TNAF: Who ever wrote the Power Rangers and Pokemon theme songs.
  4. We hope people are ______________ when they listen to our music.
    TNAF: Wearing headphones or driving really fast or wearing headphones while driving really fast
  5. We were thinking about ______________ when we wrote music for the new album.
    TNAF: Various themes but a lot of time was spent thinking about pizza.

Compliments of The Naked and Famous’ Label, Universal Republic (who is on Rdio), we have a playlist of what TNAF has recently been listening to.

The Naked and Famous Ticket Sweepstakes

We have two tickets to The Naked and Famous at Austin’s own La Zona Rosa on April 21st. They’re performing with Foals and the Freelance Whales—it’s sure to be an awesome show. How to enter? Leave a comment below with your favorite TNAF song or respond on Twitter to @Rdio with the hashtag #TNAFtix. Do it between now and noon Friday and we’ll randomly select a winner. Read the Official Rules for more information.

What is your favorite The Naked and Famous song?

∞  April 6, 2011 — 12:00AM