The eerie ability to suck the noise out of a room has long been a specialty of the Cold War Kids. With four records, a handful of EPs and countless tours in their back pocket, their fans are well-trained to respect the silence of a strained, soulful ballad; a piano-plunking allegory; and Nathan Willett's brooding tales about drunk dads, loners, charlatans and cowards. The title... More >>>