Since breaking out with Sigh No More and the roar of "Little Lion Man" in 2009, Mumford & Sons have steadily moved from their unplugged beginnings as a folks quartet to a harder-rocking place -- and their newest stint on Saturday Night Live was an ideal meld of their roots and their new course.
On Saturday (Dec. eight), Mumford & Sons performed two tracks off their newest effort and fourth full-length, Delta, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in November and have become the best-selling different album of the yr so far.
"Guiding Light," the album's first single, floated on the tight harmonies which have change into the calling playing cards of Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall and Ted Dwane. For "Delta," Mumford traded in his acoustic guitar for an electrical one, which got here in helpful when the music's preliminary hush gave method to an arena-worthy crescendo.
This marked Mumford & Sons' third exhibiting on SNL following appearances in 2012 and 2015.
Watch Mumford & Sons play by means of "Guiding Light" and "Delta" beneath.