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Monsters of Folk
Monsters of Folk


Background information
Origin United States
Genre(s) Indie Folk
Indie Rock
Alternative Rock
Years active 2004—present
Label(s) Rough Trade Records
Associated acts She & Him
Bright Eyes
My Morning Jacket
Website Website
Members
M. Ward
Conor Oberst
Jim James
Mike Mogis



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Monsters of Folk is an American supergroup, consisting of Jim James from My Morning Jacket, Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis from Bright Eyes and M. Ward. The band was formed in 2004 when the members were on tour with their respective bands and solo projects. After playing together both on-stage and backstage, they started working together on various material. Due to the members' main projects, Monsters of Folk did not wrap up their first album until 2009, and it was released on September 22 on Rough Trade. It debuted at 143 on the Billboard Top 200 and peaked at 15. It also reached #3 on Top Independent Albums, #8 on Top Rock Albums, #7 on Top Digital Albums, and #6 on Top Alternative Albums. .


Albums
Monsters of Folk (2009)


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