“We all grow out of the environment and times which we are born into.”
What’s crazy is that few saw it coming.
from Femi Kuti to Deerhunter to Juana Molina and onward, there’s a lot of best to best.
“I don’t know why CSI Miami likes us so much.”
“We would love to drop some jams for The Hobbit,” Braithwaite cracks. “In fact, I think that Barry should do the voice for Smaug.”
But in the end, it was used to describe bands like My Bloody Valentine, Cocteau Twins, Swervedriver and pretty much anyone else, like drone minimalists Spacemen 3, who didn’t fall into the comfortable confines of easily classifiable music.
The greatest instro-rock band on earth soundtracks a film about one of European football’s infamous titans, and the result is a win for all.
“When people compare us to My Bloody Valentine, I think it’s because they were the last band outside of the mainstream to actually infiltrate the mainstream.”