The Format

The Format

The Format

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The First Single (You Know Me)
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On Your Porch
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Tune Out
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Tie the Rope
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Give It Up

Albums

  • Interventions and Lullabies

    Oct 2003 • 12 songs

  • The First Single (You Know Me)

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The Format

Biography

Self-described as a "desert pop" band, the Format materialized around two friends, vocalist Nate Ruess and multi-instrumentalist Sam Means, in the early 2000s. Taking influence from '60s music to craft their own spirited indie pop melodies, the Arizona-based pair were barely in their twenties when they laid down a five-song EP with producer Bob Hoag. Next thing they knew, the first track from that EP -- the aptly titled "The First Single" -- found its way onto local radio and became a minor hometown hit. By the spring of 2002, the Format had caught the attention of various maj...
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