Tuesday May 5, Mumford and Sons (1.5 million listeners, 78 million scrobbles & #15 in last week’s chart) kicked off a new limited-run concert web series, LEGENDS ON LETTERMAN. The webcast, presented by Microsoft Surface, is now available live & on-demand on CBS.com and the CBS Mobile App.
Watch the full concert HERE
The offspring of Live on Letterman; Legends On Letterman celebrates the amazing musical acts that have performed on the Late Show with David Letterman in the 21 years the show has been on CBS, including select bands that have debuted on the broadcast as well as those that became consistent return performers.
Mumford & Sons made their U.S. late night television debut on the Late Show back on Feb. 17, 2010, right on the heels of their debut Last.fm Session:
The sun, it rises slowly as you walk
Away from all the fears
And all the faults you've left behind
the webcast heavily feature tunes from the launch of their highly anticipated third album, Wilder Mind, as well as hits off of their previous critically acclaimed albums Sigh No More and Babel.
Mumford & Sons, made up of Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall and Marcus Mumford, are known for their unique fusion of rock, bluegrass and folk styles. Wilder Mind, was released yesterday (May 4) and the band will soon be kicking off a new U.S. and UK tour in June.
Wilder Mind is available on iTunes