Haldern Pop Festival 2008

Yeasayer is an experimental band based in Brooklyn, New York. Live performances include trippy, psychedelic visuals projected in the background.
The band members are Anand Wilder, Chris Keating, Ira Wolf Tuton, and Luke Fasano. They describe their music as "Middle Eastern-psych-snap-gospel".

The band first came to national attention after appearing at the SXSW festival in early 2007. Their first single consisted of the tracks "Sunrise" and "2080".

Yeasayer toured with MGMT and Man Man during the spring of 2008 in the United States, United Kingdom and Europe. They have also played the Hove Festival 2008, Lollapalooza 2008 in Chicago's Grant Park, Austin City Limits Festival 2008, Reading/Leeds Festival 2008 on the NME/BBC1 stage, at the Pavillion Stage at Roskilde Festival 2008, provided support to Beck on the European leg of his Modern Guilt tour in Summer 2008, and performed at Rock the Garden 2009 in Minneapolis' Walker Art Center.

Their song "Tightrope" is featured on the compilation album Dark Was The Night which contains many other notable artists such as Arcade Fire, The National and Yo La Tengo.

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This song was recorded live
at the Mirror Tent
at Haldern Pop Festival 2008

Video: SpringerParker
Sound: Modo Bierkamp