LIVE: My Morning Jacket

My Morning Jacket soaked San Diego in "The Waterfall," their latest record, when the rock behemoths played SDSU's Open Air Theatre Oct. 19. Fruit Bats opened.

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My Morning Jacket, fronted by rock & roll monster Jim James (pictured, left), brought SDSU's Open Air Theatre to its knees Oct. 19.
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Fruit Bats -- led by Eric D. Johnson, who was also in the Shins for a number of years -- opened the show.
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Formed in 1998, My Morning Jacket is composed of Jim James (vocals, guitar), Tom Blankenship (bass), Patrick Hallahan (drums), Carl Broemel (guitar) and Bo Koste (keys).
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The group has been lauded for their experimental sound, blending rock and country with psych.
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James and Blankenship are the only remaining original members.
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Before the group caught on in the States, they saw significant success overseas.
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Their debut album, "Tennessee Fire," was particularly successful in the Netherlands.
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Known for their epic performances, My Morning Jacket once played four hours straight at Bonnaroo Music Festival -- rounding out the set with more than 30 songs.
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The group's highly anticipated seventh album, "The Waterfall," dropped in May 2015.
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Recorded at a coastal homestead in the Bay Area, "The Waterfall" took the group 18 months to make.
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The record debuted at the No. 11 spot on the Billboard 200 and has been generally well received.
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More importantly, however, the album also represents an eponymous environmental campaign, founded by the band.
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Fruit Bats were founded in 1997 in Chicago.
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The indie-folk outfit is known for their sweet, strumming track "When U Love Somebody," from their 2003 record, "Mouthfuls."
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The Fruit Bats are due for some new material -- their last full-length studio album, "Tripper," was released in 2011.
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