the happy problem

Born from a mix of cranky punk and tuneful pop, NYC's the happy problem cite influences from Duran Duran to Gogol Bordello. Led by chili-red-haired Samantha Shaber, a refugee from the folk circuit, with a booming, raspy voice and messy, passionate guitar. New album Head Case getting radio, video, podcast and blog raves, with songs on ABC, MTV, and more. [+]