Langhorne Slim is a folk singer, born Sean Scolnick on August 20, 1980. Originally hailing from Langhorne, Pennsylvania, he attended High School at The Solebury School in New Hope, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College, part of the SUNY system.
He began to gain public notice through several years of touring with the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players and an appearance at the Bonnaroo Music Festival. His song Electric Love Letter was chosen as the number 5 on the Rolling Stone editor's top ten picks and was also in the movie Waitress. He has been seen on tours with Cake, The Avett Brothers, Murder By Death, Jeffrey Lewis, The Violent Femmes, Lucero, Rocky Votolato, the Woes, Josh Ritter, and The Low Anthem.
In 2006, Langhorne Slim and the War Eagles signed to V2 Records.
For one EP (Engine EP, 2006) and an LP due out in early 2007. However,
after V2 folded on the deal regarding the highly anticipated release,
the band signed to Kemado Records, and released a self-titled album
on April 29th, 2008. Slim performed the first single from the album,
Restless, on David Letterman in March 2008. Following the release, Slim
toured the US and Europe. In the summer of 2009, Langhorne Slim began
playing larger venues including the Newport Folk Festival, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, Lollapalooza, and the Philadelphia Folk Festival . "Be Set Free", Slim's newest album was released on September 29, 2009. (read more at Wikipedia)
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