I and Love and You is The Avett Brothers' major label debut, produced by Grammy-award winning producer Rick Rubin. The album tracks are diverse and unique, ranging from striking ballads to energetic romps. With over 195k independently released albums scanned, and the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Emotionalism, I & Love & You is sure to be embraced as a new favorite by longtime and newfound fans alike. The Avett Brothers have built up an impressive and loyal fan base with constant touring. This prolific band is renowned for their high-energy live shows and incredible mix of eclectic musical styles. The Avett Brothers' fan base continues to grow in markets all around the country, capturing the hearts of all who are lucky enough to experience their music live.
"The album's opening lines invite you on a journey that touches on the kind of youthful awakening that has been at the heart of best bands, from The Band to U2" -- Robert Hilburn, October 2009
"Moving and smart, catchy and warm -- it's a band anyone could love." -- NPR,August 2009
"The Avett Brothers are experts in mining the heart and soul of the modern American man." -- Paste, September 2009
"They have always evoked The Band's Music From Big Pink, but this albums epic sweep and dramatic lyrical imagery enlarges that influence to the scale of arena-rock sing-alongs." -- SPIN, August 2009
Evoke the spirit of Neil Young -- O-The Oprah Magazine, August 2009