recorded the album in the legendary Piety Street Studios in New Orleans, a place that has seen the likes of Tom Waits and Dave Matthews record in their rooms.
Within its studios, all 10 members of the band contributed to the composition and writing of the album’s songs — the first time they’ve done so since the group’s formation.
It always cracks me up when a band breaks up or kicks a member, releases zero details, and then bitches and moans that people are speculating about what happened. Going to eat strips of acid and head out there, I hope it doesn’t turn out to be a bunch of middle aged liberal yuppies like Butt Fucckles Mc Twatt tour.
That would of have been like Lindsay Buckingham kicking Stevie Nicks out of Fleetwood Mac in the 70’d because she had some issues.
It’s a shame to think anyone would comment anything other than a hope that it heals.
If you think we came to this decision suddenly or as some form of punishment you have no idea who we are. And lots of cops busting wookies who are to messed up to avoid them.
He’s recalling his first encounter with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, at an American festival a couple of years back.
“There was a real sense of abandon that attracted me, and not just the people on stage.
Everyone was jumping up and down, not caring what they looked like, lost in this music.
It has that effect .”In one of the more unlikely settings for an interview, I am cruising with the Mumfords and the Magnetic Zeros on a Thames Clipper to Mumford’s giant show at the Olympic Park.
We have all wondered, at one point or another, what it would feel like to drop all of our responsibilities and embrace a 1960s hippie lifestyle.