22 Things You Need To Know About Your New Favorite Band, Haim

Get ready to be obsessed with them if you aren’t already.

1. This is Haim. They are three sisters from Los Angeles.

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2. The name is pronounced like “HYME.” Not “HAYME.”

3. Middle sister Danielle is 24, oldest sister Este is 27, and youngest sister Alana is 21.

4. When they were younger they formed a family band with their parents and it was called Rockinhaim.

5. They dropped the “rockin” when they became Haim (with just the sisters) in 2006.

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6. Now they have a drummer named Dash. He’s their “mister.”

7. Before the official formation of Haim, Danielle went on tour as a drummer for Jenny Lewis and then as a guitarist for The Strokes’ frontman Julian Casablancas.

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8. Este has a degree in ethnomusicology from UCLA.

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9. And Alana plays guitar, keyboard, and percussion.

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10. Actually they all play the drums. LOOK AT THEM GO.

11. The girls are very good at the Destiny’s Child outfit match.

 

12. They are also really fucking good at music. This is their newest single, “The Wire” (and The Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone is in the video).

13. They know how to look really cool while riding bikes.

14. And here is PROOF that they can look cool and ride bikes, as seen in the video for “Forever.”

15. Carly Rae Jepsen likes Haim, because why wouldn’t she??

16. And so does Waka Flocka Flame, ‘cause why wouldn’t he??

17. They look pretty cool in hats.

18. And Este was rockin’ hair nubbins before Miley was.

19. They don’t have to think twice about who they’d join forces with.

 

WAITING FOR HEMINEM.

20. And have I mentioned how good their music is? Here’s “Don’t Save Me.”

21. They are kind of like the Jonas Brothers mixed with Hanson, but they are girls and cooler.

22. And they are about to go on a European tour with Phoenix.

Now listen to “Send Me Down.”

Also listen to Falling, Better Off, and Go Slow, and you can buy their debut album Days Are Gone on Sept. 30.

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