The Virgins x Jay-Z’s Life + Times – A Day In The Life Mini-Doc
June 28, 2013 by hdiddydollar
Cult Records own The Virgins have teamed up with Oddka: Vodka By Wyborowa and Jay-Z’s Life + Times to create a mini-documentary on a day in their life in NYC. After releasing their debut album in 2008 with Atlantic Records to great success (the video for their debut single Rich Girls has over 1,000,000 views on YouTube), the group talks about the freedom of releasing their sophomore album through Julian Casablanacas (lead singer of The Strokes) label Cult Records. The documentary also gives you a look into their recording process as they work on their new album Strike Gently.
About The Virgins: The Virgins is an American band formed in 2006 in New York, consisting of Donald Cumming (vocals, guitar), Max Kamins (bass), Xan Aird (guitar) and John Eatherly (drums). They have opened for The Killers, Iggy Pop and The Stooges, Lou Reed, Sonic Youth, Patti Smith, Kenneth Anger, Abel Ferrara and others.They have also enjoyed several television appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Last Call with Carson Daly. Their first full length album titled The Virgins was met with great critical success. Since then they have played at the All Points West Festival, SXSW festival, Lollapalooza, Glastonbury, Leeds, Reading, and T in the Park festivals, among other major French, German, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, Spanish and Italian festivals in the summer of 2009. The song “Rich Girls” was on Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 Best Songs of 2008. Their sophomore album “Strike Gently” came out on March 12th 2013 as the first release of Cult Records, new label recently founded by Julian Casablancas, lead singer of the Strokes.