Cold War KidsLong Beach, CA

We began in August '04 with friends, jangly guitar, hand claps, and a Harmony amp in a storage room atop Mulberry Street restaurant in downtown Fullerton, CA. For the first practices, having instruments was secondary to stomping and chanting; Clanging on heat pipes, thumping on plywood walls. Hollering into tape recorders. Slipping and swaying into alleyways and juke joints of yesteryear. Tapping in to the American dustbowl and British maritime. On the restaurants roof the sound and feeling was cultivated and burned, built and hallowed out, painted and stripped to the primer.

Cold War Kids strive to make honest songs about human experience in orchards and hotel rooms, laundromats and churches, sea ports and school halls. We love the songs of Dylan, Nina Simone, and the Velvet Underground and make our own, which we like to think, are pretty original.

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Cold War Kids in the CD102.5 Big Room

January 30th, 2015

Cold War Kids- Hold My Home

December 22nd, 2014

Cold War Kids - Lost That Easy

July 2nd, 2013

Cold War Kids - Miracle Mile Video

April 12th, 2013

Cold War Kids in the CD102.5 Big Room

April 9th, 2013

Cold War Kids - Skip the Charades Video

June 22nd, 2011

Cold War Kids - Hospital Beds

April 22nd, 2011

Cold War Kids - Audience

January 25th, 2010

Cold War Kids - Hang Me Out To Dry

January 23rd, 2007



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