Twin Shadow is the stage name of American musician George Lewis Jr. Lewis was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Florida. Around 2000 Lewis moved to Boston where he started the band Mad Man Films, releasing two records independently. Around 2006, Lewis relocated to Brooklyn, NY and adopted the Twin Shadow moniker. In 2010 he released his debut album Forget, produced by Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear. The album has been described as “steeped in 1980s new wave”, “building from streaks of haunting synth textures”, having “sophisticated melodies”, “R&B intimacy”, and “poetic lyrics”, and “hazily new wave-tinged pop”. Twin Shadow was the Rolling Stone ‘Band of the Week’ on October 7, 2010.
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