Phoenix, one of the most prominent French rock bands, has been making pop-thinking, alternative rock for almost a decade and a half. Their fourth album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, shot them into the world's spotlight with the success of singles "1901" and "Listzomania."
NPR: Phoenix On Sounding Like Robots And Staying Restless
The French pop quartet is notoriously slow to release new music. But vocalist Thomas Mars and guitarist Laurent Brancowitz say their new album, Bankrupt!, wouldn't have been the same without meticulous self-editing.