- Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros is an American indie folk band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2007
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros facts
- The group is led by lead singer Alex Ebert
- The band's name is based on a story Ebert wrote, when he was a kid, about a messianic figure named Edward Sharpe
- Drawing from roots rock, folk, gospel, and psychedelic music, the band's image and sound evoke the hippie movement of the 1960s and 1970s
- The group's first show was played July 18, 2007 at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California
- Their first studio album, Up from Below, was released on July 7, 2009 on Community Records and featured the popular single "Home"
- The group released their second full-length album, Here, on May 29, 2012, and third album, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, on July 23, 2013
- Their fourth studio album, PersonA, was released in April 2016
- Since its founding, the band has undergone several iterations
- Most notably, singer Jade Castrinos left the band in 2014
- The band's current members are Mark Noseworthy, Orpheo McCord, Josh Collazo, Christian Letts, Nico Aglietti, Seth Ford-Young, Mitchell Yoshida, Christopher Richard, Stewart Cole, and Alex Ebert
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