Beach House is a dream pop duo formed in 2004 in Baltimore, Maryland, consisting of French-born Victoria Legrand and Baltimore native Alex Scally. The group's self-titled debut, Beach House (2006), was critically acclaimed. This was followed by its second release, Devotion, in 2008. The band released its third studio album, Teen Dream in January 2010, to critical acclaim and commercial success. Its fourth album, Bloom, was released in 2012 and garnered positive feedback.