We Made It, Sad People of New Jersey! Watch Titus Andronicus Perform on Fallon


It’s been a real good week for the indie zeitgeist, that weird feeling of we made it!, even if we don’t necessarily know who “we” are. The Arcade Fire sold out Madison Square Garden twice. The Suburbs has a shot at being the #1 record in the country next week. And Titus Andronicus, ragged New Jersey punk saviors, made their national television debut last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, serenading the Roots and some significant percentage of America with “A More Perfect Union,” the lead track from the still unfadeable The Monitor. They did it with pride, dignity, passion, and–a newer development–precision. May we all have so much fun in such public places. [Prefix]

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