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She Said Him Said

Mounting a first tour is challenging enough without having to deal with laryngitis, fashionistas, and movie shoots. She & Him's Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward document their whirlwind maiden voyage.

SPIN iconSPIN Staff // June 24, 2008

Since its release in the spring, Volume One, the first album from She & Him, has been something of an under-the-radar surprise. While some may have wanted to dismiss this folksy collaboration between indie troubadour M. Ward and actress Zooey Deschanel — who met in 2006 on the set of the comedy The Go-Getter (he also composed the soundtrack) — as yet another movie star’s vanity project, the album’s mounting buzz, along with well-received sets at South by Southwest, led to a proper national tour. The early shows, however, didn’t necessarily go off as planned. Here — let them tell you themselves.

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