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Youth Lagoon: “I’m actually not shy at all”

Posted January 9

The name of Boise, Idaho, native Trevor Powers’ band might be “Youth Lagoon.” And he might be just two steps into adulthood, but one thing the artist isn’t, according to the man himself, is naive. His stunning first album, The Year of Hibernation, supports that assertion — because although it’s dreamy and backward-looking, it is rife with a kind of tension and darkness that can only be achieved by the process of growing up. That powerful debut also managed to earn him a spot on a number of Best of 2011 lists, as well as MTV’s Music Meter.

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