The final episode of Season One of “Live from My Den,” features indie folk band The Head and the Heart as they perform songs from their latest album Living Mirage. Fresh off the release of the deluxe edition of Living Mirage, their fourth studio album, vocalists Charity Rose Thielen and Matt Gervais performed a cover of late singer-songwriter John Prine’s “All the Best” and “Backwards Breathing” from their recently constructed garage-turned-home-studio in Seattle, Washington. Meanwhile, vocalist, guitarist and percussionist Jon Russell sang “One Big Mystery” and a stripped-down version of their single “Honeybee,” which was among the tunes the band wrote on a music retreat in a low-key studio in Joshua Tree, CA.
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Jon, Charity, and Matt performed music from their latest album, Living Mirage from two of the band’s West Coast home studios.
The Head and the Heart
The Head and the Heart is a Seattle-based folk band formed in 2009. Since outgrowing their independent roots, the band has grown a worldwide audience, propelled by torch songs like “Rivers and Roads” and “All We Ever Knew.” In 2016, the band released their top-5 charting record Signs of Light, their first on Warner Bros. Records. The Head and the Heart followed up their 2019 release Living Mirage with a deluxe edition in 2020, featuring four new songs written on the band’s trip to Joshua Tree National Park.