Twin Shadow is the stage name of American musician George Lewis Jr. Lewis was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Florida, before eventually relocating to Brooklyn and adopting the Twin Shadow moniker.
In 2010 he released his debut album Forget, produced by Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear. The album has been described as “steeped in 1980s new wave”, “building from streaks of haunting synth textures” and “hazily new wave-tinged pop”. Twin Shadow was the Rolling Stone ‘Band of the Week’ on October 7, 2010.
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Twin Shadow is the stage name of American musician George Lewis Jr. Lewis was born in the Dominican Republic and
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Watch the new Twin Shadow video, "Five Seconds"Twin Shadow's new video for "Five Seconds" premiered last night in Times Square, which just about covers its incredibly cinematic nature. Starting with some simple narration introducing a gang war, the clip goes onto, well...feature a gang war. Stereogum points out that the video's credits note that its based on a novel called Night of the Silver Sun by frontman George Lewis Jr. and Eric Green, though such a novel doesn't actually seem to exist. Watch the Keith Musil directed video above. Twin Shadow's new album, Confess hits stores on July 10th, through 4AD.
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