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Stream the New Album from Future Islands’ Side Project The Snails

The Snails' Songs from the Shoebox
The Snails’ Songs from the Shoebox

Baltimore’s Future Islands shot to stardom (after a long grind) after their viral Letterman performance in 2014, but their new level of fame hasn’t slowed down the individual members’ work in other fields.

David Letterman Really Loves Future Islands. Like, A Lot



It was exciting enough that one of our favorite hometown bands, Future Islands, perform on David Letterman the other night. What’s even cooler has been watching Mr. Letterman himself suddenly morph into one of their biggest fans.

Here’s Baltimore’s Future Islands on Letterman Last Night!


future-islands-2014-tourBaltimore’s favorite synth-pop trio (quartet now that they’ve added Roomrunner’s Denny Bowen Michael Lowry on drums) absolutely killed it on their late night television debut last night, performing “Seasons (Waiting on You)” on the Late Show with David Letterman.

During the obligatory handshake session after the song, Letterman seemed to express genuine excitement about the band, saying “How ’bout that?! I’ll take all of that you got! Future Islands! That was wonderful!” and asking bandleader Paul Schaffer, “What do you think, Paul?”