Beirut's first music video was for "Elephant Gun", directed by Alma Har'el who also directed the band's second video, ... "East Harlem" (which was first recorded on Live at the Music Hall of Williamsburg), with the B-side "Goshen". "East Harlem" is a song by indie folk band Beirut, from the band's third studio album The Rip Tide.The song was digitally released as a single on June 3, 2011 with "Goshen" as its B-side. Lyrics to 'East Harlem' by Beirut. The album was recorded, managed, and released under Condon's own Pompeii Records. Beirut is an American band which was originally the solo musical project of Santa Fe native Zach Condon. Beirut's music combines elements of indie rock and world music.The band's first performance was in New York, in May 2006, to support its debut album, Gulag Orkestar.
'East Harlem' is an immediate pop song, with an upbeat uke, piano and trumpet melody tailor made for seven-inch satisfaction. Despite its name, it is generally not considered to be a part of Harlem.. 'Goshen' balances out the mirth with heartfelt piano and intimate vocals - perhaps band … The single was physically released on June 6, 2011 with limited copies and released on June 14, 2011 on Pompeii on blue, white, and red vinyl with a supply of 2,000 copies of each color.
Another rose wilts in East Harlem And uptown downtown a thousand miles between us She's waiting for the night to fall Let it fall, I'll never make it in time Let it fall, I'll never make it in time Let it fall, I'll never make it in time Sound is the colour I know, oh, Sound is what keeps me looking for your eyes, And sound of your breath in the cold, And oh, the sound will bring me home again. 'East Harlem' and 'Goshen' are the first new songs from Beirut since 2009's March of the Zapotec EP revealing an expanded approach from a band that has always been nomadic. The song represents a marked change from Beirut’s previously vague lyrics and coincides with Condon finally settling down after wandering the world for years on end. Watch the video for East Harlem from Beirut's The Rip Tide for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. "East Harlem… East Harlem, also known as Spanish Harlem or El Barrio, is a neighborhood of Upper Manhattan, New York City, roughly encompassing the area north of the Upper East Side and East 96th Street up to roughly East 142nd Street east of Fifth Avenue to the East and Harlem Rivers. In today's post teasing Blondie's Beirut collab, we mentioned "East Harlem” b/w “Goshen,” a new single that marks Beirut's first new songs since March Of The Zapotec. [Intro] G C D G x2 [Verse] G C Another rose wilts in East Harlem D G And uptown downtown, a thousand miles between us G C She's waiting for the night to fall D G Let it fall, I'll never make