It was a completely full house in the Marquee on Tuesday, September 11th, and everyone was in a celebratory mood, despite the historic date. Shortly before the 10 pm stage time, chants of “Passion Pit” began, and most of the capacity crowd joined in. The house lights flicked off, causing a roar, and purple lights from the sides of the stage glowed as frontman Michael Angelakos and the five other members that comprise Passion Pit walked out. Wearing an untucked dress shirt and tie, Angelakos screams, “Hands in the air! All the way in the back!” The vast majority of the crowd complies and the synth organ intro for “Take a Walk” starts the show.
Lollapalooza 2012 will always be remembered at The Year of the Evacuation. A massive, quick-moving storm caused an unplanned intermission midway through Saturday’s schedule, but there were still some performances, namely those from Passion Pit and Florence and the Machine, that proved to be just as memorable.
Columbia Records and The Creators Project have announced that Passion Pit and director David Wilson of Colonel Blimp have collaborated on the music video for the band’s triumphant first single,
On July 24th, Columbia Records will release Gossamer, the highly anticipated follow-up to Passion Pit’s critically acclaimed 2009 debut album Manners. The album will be comprised of 12 new tracks