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The Weepies

The Weepies


Years Active: 2001 to present

Genre: Pop-folk

Country: United States


Steve Tannen
Deb Talan

Artist Bio:

Singer/songwriters Deb Talan and Steve Tannen, both of whom had released solo material before banding together to form the folk-pop duo the Weepies, first met at one of Tannen's shows in Cambridge, MA. At the time, Tannen was touring in support of his debut record, Big Seorita. Mutual admirers of each other's music, the two musicians started writing songs together immediately, and soon the Weepies took shape. The pair independently issued an eight-song album, Happiness, in 2003, and two years later they were signed to Nettwerk Records. In December 2005 the label digitally pre-released Say I Am You, which was recorded in a rented cottage in Pasadena, CA, and the physical album version followed in March 2006. After spending the rest of that year on the road, Talan and Tannen returned to California and spent the entirety of 2007 in a flurry of activity: they got married, worked on new material, wrote songs for Mandy Moore's Wild Hope, and had a baby. The following year saw the release of their new record, Hideaway, in April.[Read More]