, 2023-01-21 09:42:00,
Meeting with lead singer Keith Murray from his home in New York on a predictably shaky Zoom call, he expressed his excitement in the run-up to the funk-fueled album’s release. Its catchy sound is “ridiculously hell-bent on maximizing pleasure” and its release is perfectly timed to lighten the lingering January blues. Feel-good sounds and danceable beats will be very welcome.
The album’s highlights, Operator Error and new single Settled Accounts, have a funky Red Hot Chilli Pepper-esque vibe, and Keith explains that the band has always had funk DNA to their playing. Settled Accounts’ main guitar hook came out of “funky noodlings” that he absently played.
Mixed with their funk sensibilities with their trademark irreverent lyrics, it’s clear this isn’t a band that takes themselves too seriously!
A long-awaited tour of the UK and Europe follows in the spring to support the release of their new album culminating in a show at London’s Koko. Speaking of his raucous and unpredictable live shows, Keith was keen not to give away any secrets as his anecdotes between songs and stage-diving activities are totally unplanned and spontaneous, yet he joked that the audience will “be ripped off.” hair out of concern” for him. .
In anticipation of their upcoming March concert at London’s Koko, a surprisingly intimate venue for a band of their stature, Keith commented on the special atmosphere a smaller venue provides, with the communal atmosphere of having a large…
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