A few years ago, singer Wesley Schultz said, hearing The Lumineers' brand of all-acoustic folk rock on a Top 40 countdown would have been pretty unthinkable.
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"Every good character in a movie or play is either running toward something or running from something," Schultz said. "I think it was pretty apparent I was running from New York. I was pretty upset with my experience."