The Revivalists Enjoying Their 'Overnight Success' Ten Years In With Hit Song

07/06/2017 -

One of the most tried and true cliches in music is there is no such thing as an overnight sensation. It is used so frequently because multiple times a year a band comes out of relative obscurity to deliver an unexpected hit and people wonder, “Where did they come from?”

This year that band is New Orleans seven-piece the Revivalists, who have delivered one of the best and catchiest radio singles of the years with the superb “Wish I Knew You.” A sublime pop gem that mines nostalgia in an infectious way, the song has been a radio staple for most of this year and, if there is any justice, should be a Grammy contender in 2018 in the rock and alternative categories.

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