Hailing from Providence, R.I., Leah Stargazing (not a girl, but a quintet) got its initial start three years ago when Jordan Fielding (vocals, guitar) and Tom Keohane (keyboards, vocals), along with a

Hailing from Providence, R.I., Leah Stargazing (not a girl, but a quintet) got its initial start three years ago when Jordan Fielding (vocals, guitar) and Tom Keohane (keyboards, vocals), along with a few friends, played at some school functions. Before these two founding members realized it—and with various members coming and going—a group had been formed, with Jennifer Yakes (drums), Tim Aubin (guitar, vocals), and Jordan's brother, Brandon (bass), taking up permanent residence. Arriving just in time for the very current, very do-it-yourself, and very retro-splashed power-punk movement, Leah Stargazing is poised to find an audience for its debut, Leave It All Behind, well beyond the student body of the Rhode Island School of Design. Of course, with the occasional live date in New York, Portland, and Boston, the group is already ahead of the game. Catchy album tracks like "Wonder What You Wonder," "It's What You Do," "Stick Around," and lead single "Someone to Count On" reveal a band set on finding its natural place among the likes of Sum 41, Saves the Day, and Green Day.—MP

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