In 2009 he released, Be Set Free, which includes guest vocals from Erika Wennerstrom of the Heartless Bastards. In its December 2008 edition, Paste Magazine named Langhorne Slims' self-titled album number 14 in its list of 25 best albums of the year. His song "Electric Love Letter" was number 5 on the Rolling Stone editor's top 10 picks. In 2008 Slim and band were a guest act on David Letterman. In 2009 the War Eagles welcomed a new upright bass player, Jeff Ratner, to replace long time member Paul Defiglia.
Langhorne sang "God Bless America" for the seventh inning stretch during a Philadelphia Phillies game, and the song "Worries" from his s/t album is featured in a Travelers Insurance commercial. They have been seen playing some of the larger music festivals, including The Newport Folk Festival, Bonnaroo, Pickathon, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, Lollapalooza, and the Philadelphia Folk Festival. Langhorne Slim's band (known as "The War Eagles") consists of Jeff Ratner on up-right bass, Malachi DeLorenzo on drums and David Moore on keyboard and banjo. The touring band varies, and sometimes includes a horn section. Drummer Malachi Delorenzo is the son of Victor Delorenzo, drummer of the Violent Femmes. Website: www.langhorneslim.com www.myspace.com/langhorneslim www.facebook.com/langhorneslim www.twitter.com/langhorneslim http://langhorneslim.fanbridge.com/ Read more on Last.fm.
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