Young the Giant

This article is from Issue 55: Jan/Feb 2012

For many young bands, conversations about “the next level” or the confidence of impending fame are white lies. These bands might have some mid-level success, or their confidence might give them a swagger—usually in interviews—but neither of which actually translates to popularity. Such hype amounts to very little. But in the case of Young the Giant, the hype, it seems, should be believed.