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Nicholas Petricca Lead Singer and Founder of Rock Band Walk the Moon

Biography

Nicholas Petricca is lead singer of the rock band Walk the Moon, based in Cincinnati. The band built a devoted following on the strength of their ecstatic live shows and their popular single "Anna Sun.” In 2014, they released their second major-label studio album, Talking Is Hard. This album includes their biggest hit to date, "Shut Up and Dance," which peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached number one on the Billboard Rock Songs chart and Billboard Alternative Songs chart. SPIN Magazine described them as a "poppy, art-rock quartet." They were also deemed a Nylon Magazine Band Crush for their "swirly pop beats, infectious guitar riffs, and loud, sing-a-long choruses." Petricca and his band performed for Stony Brook students in a 2015 concert.

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