06:10 PM EDT 04/16/2015
Originally posted 04/12/2015 02:10PM
Most of the press surrounding Mumford & Sons's new record has been about the band progressing from their traditional acoustic arrangements to a more electric sound.
And while it wasn't exactly Dylan plugging in at Newport, the band did use their appearance on Saturday Night Live this weekend to show off some of that electricity.
Marcus Mumford, Jim James and Elvis Costello Take On Bob Dylan Songs in Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued
Originally posted 10/28/2014 06:30AM
Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr What would you do if someone told you it was up to you to finish some old songs Bob Dylan had lying around?
Originally posted 01/16/2014 09:55AM
Emma Watson hasn't been dating Matt Janney for very long, but she's already cast a spell over his family, who are excited about the new relationship.
Originally posted 08/05/2013 03:00PM
At first glance it looks like just another Mumford & Sons video – outdoor setting, blinding sunlight, rustic barn, earnest expressions and enthusiastic musicianship – but as you get a couple of seconds into the band's new video, "Hopeless Wanderer," you realize that's not actually the English quartet at all.
Jason Sudeikis, Ed Helms, Jason Bateman and Will Forte have stepped into the band's shoes and the result is comedy gold. There is so much to enjoy here: Forte's beard, Bateman's lip-syncing, Sudeikis' "intimate" singing technique – the video is definitely worth watching more than once.
It also shows just how down-to-earth Marcus Mumford and his pals are, as not every group would be willing to poke fun at themselves like this.
Originally posted 07/01/2013 06:45AM
You just can't keep a good folk rocker down.
Mumford & Sons's bassist Ted Dwane returned to the stage in Somerset, England, Sunday night, for the first time since being hospitalized in early June for emergency surgery to remove a blood clot on the surface of his brain.
Before taking the stage Sunday, Dwane told the BBC that providing the final performance at this year's Glastonbury music festival had been dominating his thoughts.
"The last few weeks have been a bit weird and we had to cancel a couple of shows at the end of our last U.S. tour," he said backstage.
Originally posted 06/11/2013 12:00PM
A blood clot on the brain of Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has forced the band to postpone three shows as his bandmates and scores of fans send him healing thoughts.
"Ted has been feeling unwell for a few days, and yesterday he was taken to a hospital to receive emergency treatment," reads a statement posted on the band's official website Tuesday.
"The scans revealed a blood clot on the surface of his brain that requires an operation. Ted is receiving excellent care and we are being assured that he will recover quickly from surgery."
The health scare has forced the band to postpone three concert dates this week, in Dallas, The Woodlands, Texas, and New Orleans, according to the site, which adds, "we have no plans to cancel or postpone any other appearances along this current tour."
Originally posted 05/11/2012 08:50AM
After marrying in England last month, Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford stepped out as a couple for a charity event in London Thursday night.
The lead singer of Mumford & Sons, Mumford, 25, and Mulligan, 26, have kept their relationship fairly private, but were seen Thursday walking arm-in-arm into the ARK Gala Dinner at London's Kensington Palace.
The fundraising event raises money for children's charity partnerships.
It's not the only charity work Mulligan has done this week. She also put the Prada dress she wore to Monday's Met Gala on eBay, saying she'll donate all proceeds to Oxfam.
– Liz Raftery
Originally posted 04/21/2012 08:30PM
Carey Mulligan and Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford are married.
The couple tied the knot on a farm in Somerset, England, in front of approximately 200 guests, including family and friends, according to reports.
Sienna Miller, Jake Gyllenhaal and Colin Firth were among the guests, the Daily Mail reports.
Mulligan, 26, and Mumford, 25, were childhood pen pals in London and reconnected as adults. The couple, who have been linked since 2011, became engaged in August.
Originally posted 03/30/2011 01:55PM
Is Carey Mulligan off the market again?
The actress, 24, who split from Shia LaBeouf in late October, has reportedly moved on to fellow Brit, Marcus Mumford, lead singer for Grammy-nominated folk band Mumford & Sons.
The couple have recently been spending time together at Mumford's London home and in Buckinghamshire, England, according to the Daily Mail. The pair also spent last week in the Orkney Islands.
Last month, Mulligan was spotted looking cozy with Mumford, 25, during his band's gig at St. Magnus Cathedral in the U.K.
"They were kissing and cuddling in public," an onlooker from the night tells PEOPLE. "They were clearly very fond of each other. They were very, very affectionate to one another."
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