Beirut is an American band formed by Zach Condon in 2006. Known for their unique blend of indie folk and world music, Beirut has captivated audiences with their rich instrumentation and evocative lyrics. Drawing inspiration from Condon's travels and experiences abroad, the band's sound is characterized by lush orchestration, incorporating elements of Balkan folk, French chanson, and Mexican mariachi. With a discography spanning over a decade, Beirut continues to push musical boundaries and create enchanting melodies that transport listeners to distant lands.
Since their debut album "Gulag Orkestar" in 2006, Beirut has garnered critical acclaim for their distinctive sound and captivating live performances. Their sophomore release "The Flying Club Cup" further solidified their reputation as one of the most innovative bands in the indie music scene.
With each subsequent album including "The Rip Tide," "No No No," and "Gallipoli," Beirut has continued to evolve while staying true to their signature style. Their music resonates with fans around the world who appreciate the band's ability to seamlessly merge different cultural influences into a cohesive sonic experience.