David Bazan

David Bazan



David Bazan (/bəˈzɑːn/; born January 22, 1976) is an indie rock singer-songwriter from Seattle, Washington. Bazan was the lead singer and creative force behind the band Pedro the Lion and was the lead singer of Headphones.[1] In early 2006, he began performing and recording under his own name. In late 2017 he returned playing under the Pedro the Lion name.



Care is an album by musical artist David Bazan, released on March 7, 2017.
Pedro the Lion
Curse Your Branches
Curse Your Branches is the first full-length album by David Bazan, the former lead singer of the indie rock band Pedro the Lion.

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That Grand Sense Of Melancholy: David Bazan On Resurrecting Pedro The Lion
  –  December 30, 2017
December evening in a nicely generic and antiseptic-smelling hotel room in Portland, Oregon, he’s doing what he’s done for the past 20-plus years: resting up the night before he’s set to play a set of his sardonic yet deeply felt songs at a nearby ...
Songs We Love: David Bazan, 'The Ballad Of Pedro Y Blanco'
  –  December 27, 2017
It's easy to take David Bazan's music for granted, or to turn away from it. For two decades, first as Pedro the Lion and then under his own name, he's been making songs that quietly pick apart doubts, miscommunications and personal failings in order to ...
The Second Coming of Pedro the Lion, Celebrating Richard Hugo, and Holiday Music Done by Duke
  –  December 23, 2017
Pedro the Lion When David Bazan decided to break up his band 10 years ago, it was less because of creative differences than internal conflict. Bazan was, after all, the sole founder and only constant in a band that over the course of four full-length ...
The 10 best songs by the 10 most underrated bands, as chosen by The Little Kicks
  –  December 22, 2017
I can’t believe this isn’t a massive hit – if R.E.M. or U2 had come out with this, it would be their biggest song. David Bazan is a massively underrated songwriter who works really hard touring 24/7 and, in my opinion, doesn’t seemingly get the ...
29 of The Best Things to Do in Portland: December 18-21
  –  December 18, 2017
Christians looking for an alternative to mainstream Christian music. Fans of top-shelf storytelling. From 1995 to 2006, David Bazan was the creative force behind this faith-curious indie-rock band, by all accounts a modestly successful venture with a ...
Cayetana’s Augusta Koch discusses her favorite lyrics & songs of 2017
  –  December 12, 2017
Her list includes Katie Ellen, David Bazan, Lorde, Allison Crutchfield, Worriers, Emperor X, and more. Check out her full list, including commentary for each pick, below. Cayetana were recently in NYC opening one of The Hold Steady’s holiday shows.
David Bazan's songwriting turns theraputic as musician chronicles life changes
  –  November 16, 2017
When David Bazan decided to upload his music to the streaming website Spotify several years ago, he hoped the wider audience would eventually buy his songs — which would give him a break from constant touring. Instead, the complex songwriter spent an ...


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