PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Tony Winner Steve Kazee Picks His Favorite Indie-Rock and Alt-Country Songs

By Michael Gioia
09 Apr 2014

"Dead Sea" (The Lumineers). Probably the most mainstream on this list, but when I first saw this clip way back in 2012 no one had yet heard the infectious "Ho Hey," so this band and this song were such a little hidden gem back then. I think it's great for popular music that they have found so much success, but sometimes I just like to remember the start. "You'll never sink when you are with me oh lord I'm your dead sea" — what a lyric.

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