Passion Pit

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Passion Pit is an American indietronica band from Cambridge, Massachusetts, formed in 2007.[2] The band consists solely of Michael Angelakos[1] (lead vocals/keyboards), joined live by Chris Hartz (drums), Aaron Harrison Folb (bass/synthesizers), Giuliano Pizzulo (guitar/synthesizers), and Ray Suen (guitar/synthesizers).

The band released their debut studio album Manners in 2009. A second studio album entitled Gossamer was released in 2012, which debuted at No. 4 on Billboard 200 and gave the band their first top 10 album. Kindred, the band's third studio album, was released on April 17, 2015 and was preceded by lead singles "Lifted Up (1985)", "Where the Sky Hangs", and "Until We Can't (Let's Go)". Passion Pit self-released their fourth album, Tremendous Sea of Love, on March 28, 2017 to Michael Angelakos' Twitter followers; the album was released to the public on July 28th, 2017. [3]

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Tremendous Sea of Love
 
Tremendous Sea of Love is the fourth studio album by Passion Pit, self-released on March 24, 2017 and later officially on July 28.
Manners
 
Manners is the debut studio album by American electropop band Passion Pit, released on May 15, 2009 by Frenchkiss Records and Columbia Records.
Gossamer
 
Gossamer is the second studio album by American indie pop band Passion Pit, released on July 20, 2012 by Columbia Records.
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the soundtrack album to the film, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2.

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Don't be a 'Sleepyhead' — Passion Pit is coming to the Royal Oak Music Theatre
  –  January 12, 2018
It’s hard to believe that the meticulously crafted sonic musings of indietronica darlings Passion Pit, come down to, well, a single darling. Michael Angelakos is Passion Pit. Since Angelako’s debut album Manners in 2009, the “Sleepyhead” singer has ...
Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos on speaking out on mental health: 'People just want me to shut up and make music'
  –  January 11, 2018
‘I decided to do this tour because I need money to be able to afford my treatments, to be able to afford the myriad costs of living with my disorder that have nearly ruined me’ Jean Claude Billmaier Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos is perhaps the most ...
Passion Pit frontman opens up about mental health problems ahead of band’s live return
  –  January 11, 2018
Now, during an interview with The Independent, Angelakos has opened up about his struggles with mental health in the music industry and discussed Passion Pit’s live return. Though Angelakos describes how the music industry “seemed to not necessarily ...
Passion Pit Details 2018 Tour Dates
  –  November 29, 2017
Passion Pit, the solo project of Michael Angelakos ... after a promotional self-release that supported Angelakos' Wishart Group, which provides musicians with legal, educational, and healthcare services, with a focus on mental health.
What’s going on Saturday?
  –  January 13, 2018
Michael Angelakos is “taking time away from being a commercialized artist,” but that does not include Passion Pit’s current tour where part of the proceeds from VIP tickets are going to charities promoting mental health awareness. Boston hardcore ...
Don't be a 'Sleepyhead' — Passion Pit is coming to the Royal Oak Music Theatre
  –  January 12, 2018
It’s hard to believe that the meticulously crafted sonic musings of indietronica darlings Passion Pit, come down to, well, a single darling. Michael Angelakos is Passion Pit. Since Angelako’s debut album Manners in 2009, the “Sleepyhead” singer has ...
Blue Monday Pre Exams Indie Disco
  –  January 12, 2018
Passion Pit, Prince, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The 1975, The Fratellis, The Killers, The Kooks, The Libertines, The Naked and Famous, The Smiths, The Stone Roses, The Strokes, The Vaccines, The Who, The Wombats, Two Door Cinema Club, Vampire Weekend and more...
Festival favorites: Your guide to Austin-area events in 2018
  –  January 11, 2018
The 2018 lineup hasn’t been announced, but 2017 included Zedd, Weezer, Cage the Elephant, MGMT, Passion Pit, Girl Talk, Snakehips and more. Classic Game Fest, July 28-29. Take in 70,000 square feet of retro video games at the Palmer Events Center.
Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos on speaking out on mental health: 'People just want me to shut up and make music'
  –  January 11, 2018
‘I decided to do this tour because I need money to be able to afford my treatments, to be able to afford the myriad costs of living with my disorder that have nearly ruined me’ Jean Claude Billmaier Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos is perhaps the most ...
Sound Listings: What to hear
  –  January 11, 2018
13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. (801) 355-5522. depotslc.com. Jan. 23: Passion Pit. Jan. 26: STRFKR. Jan. 27: Silverstein and Tonight Alive. Jan. 30: ZZ Ward. Feb. 2: Reverend Horton Heat. Feb. 6: Dua Lipa. Feb. 8: MØ and Cashmere Cat. Feb. 14 ...
Passion Pit frontman opens up about mental health problems ahead of band’s live return
  –  January 11, 2018
Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos has opened up about his struggles with mental health – and looks ahead to the band’s upcoming tour. Now, during an interview with The Independent, Angelakos has opened up about his struggles with mental health ...
Your Complete Guide to January 2018 Events in Seattle
  –  January 5, 2018
102. Passion Pit Passion Pit are five guys with brown hair who make pop music that sounds like the work of coked-up dance robots. The songs are all glitchy edges and squealing vocals and layers of indecipherable sounds piled on top of each other.
20 bands, musicians coming to the Beehive State in January
  –  January 2, 2018
It’s the band’s first record in more than a decade, and is a concept album about a mission to the planet Mars. Passion Pit got its start in 2007 when frontman Michael Angelakos was a student at Emerson College in Boston, according to NPR. Ten years ...
Bonnaroo 2018 Lineup Rumors: Eminem, Khalid, G-Eazy And More
  –  January 2, 2018
The list features performers like Kygo, NEEDTOBREATHE, Khalid, Passion Pit, They Might Be Giants, Bleachers, MGMT, The Kooks, Miguel, G-Eazy, Galantis, Pretty Lights and more. Get excited about these possible performers and then get even more hyped when ...
Passion Pit Details 2018 Tour Dates
  –  November 29, 2017
Passion Pit, the solo project of Michael Angelakos, announced a series of tour dates spanning January and into February of 2018. Angelakos will be supported onstage by a live band, including Chris Hartz, Aaron Harrison Folb, and Giuliano Pizzulo.

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