The Head Set | If It Takes All Night

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If It Takes All Night

by The Head Set

New York City based rock band with early UK modern rock influences led by dynamic vocalist Jordan Blaugrund influenced by Television, The Police, and early U2; and reminiscent of current modern rock acts The Strokes, Neon Trees, & Kings of Leon.
Genre: Rock: Modern Rock
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1. Not For You
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2. Girls With A Past
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3. Don't Make A Sound
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4. Strike Sparks
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5. Before You Leave
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6. My Files
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7. Six Shots
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8. If It Takes All Night
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9. Texas
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10. Money
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11. The Only People
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Album Notes
The Head Set came together like so many bands do – one guy screws around with a four track and puts together a bunch of songs. He shows his brother, who plays drums and happens to know a couple other dudes who mostly play Stevie Wonder songs but are up for a lark. Next thing you know, proper rehearsals are underway and everyone’s looking around thinking, Yeah, I like this, this’ll work.

Starting a band in New York is pretty weird. On the one hand, there are lots of places to perform, and people take their rock & roll pretty seriously. On the other hand, rehearsal space is hard to find, and one winds up spending a lot of time with these “man with a van” types who may have a death wish but are always blasting totally amazing metal records on cassette.

So The Head Set played around town a bunch, recorded an EP that Steve Lamacq and others toyed around with, played a hilariously inept showcase at the Viper Room, all that stuff. They did their first full length album, "Way Past Used" with their friend Nic Hard out in Connecticut at a studio The Pixies used to use. And along the way they performed with a lot of great bands, like Ted Leo and Editors – they even played on a bill with Sonic Youth.

The Head Set admires David Bowie, U2, and The Police, among many others. They try to keep things simple, relying mostly on Jordan’s melodic instincts and a pretty killing rhythm section. For music, photos, tour dates and contact info check theheadset.com


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