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Lake Street Dive: “I Want You Back” and “What I’m Doing Here”

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Here is more on Lake Street Dive:

It’s only a coincidence that the initials of Lake Street Dive — the delightfully unaffected, ’60s-drenched, soul-pop quartet playing the Neptune Theatre on Thursday (Mar. 3) — are LSD. But the group has been riding such a wave of critical and popular success, its members may well think they are hallucinating.

Formed as a recreational side project a dozen years ago, when the players were studying jazz at the New England Conservatory, Lake Street Dive found itself suddenly famous after a whimsical 2012 video of the band singing the Jackson Five’s “I Want You Back” on a Boston sidewalk went viral. Now the Brooklyn-based group is signed to Nonesuch Records, which just released the excellent “Side Pony,” and has embarked on a national tour. (Continue Reading…)

Ironically, the story was posted yesterday at The Seattle Times.