Destroyer - Ken Lp

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Label:DEAD OCEANS
Catalog number:DOCLP140
Barcode:0656605144016
Released:20-10-2017

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[GER],ken" von Destroyer wurde von Josh Wells von Black Mountain produziert, der seit 2012 auch Schlagzeuger bei Destroyer ist. Aufgenommen wurde es im Jam Room/Studio Space, den die Band selbst The Balloon Factory nennt. Im Gegensatz zum Vorgänger ,Poison Season" wurde ken nicht als gemeinsame "Band" aufgenommen, obwohl jedes Bandmitglied an der Produktion beteiligt ist."Sometime last year, I discovered that the original name for "The Wild Ones" (one of the great English-language ballads of the last 100 years or so) was "Ken." I had an epiphany, I was physically struck by this information. In an attempt to hold on to this feeling, I decided to lift the original title of that song and use it for my own purposes. It's unclear to me what that purpose is, or what the connection is. I was not thinking about Suede when making this record. I was thinking about the last few years of the Thatcher era. Those were the years when music first really came at me like a sickness, I had it bad. Maybe "The Wild Ones" speaks to that feeling, probably why Suede made no sense in America. I think "ken" also means "to know." - Dan Bejar[ENG]Of his 12th studio album and its enigmatic title, Destroyer's Dan Bejar offers the following: Sometime last year, I discovered that the original name for "The Wild Ones" (one of the great English-language ballads of the last 100 years or so) was "Ken." I had an epiphany, I was physically struck by this information. In an attempt to hold on to this feeling, I decided to lift the original title of that song and use it for my own purposes. It's unclear to me what that purpose is, or what the connection is. I was not thinking about Suede when making this record. I was thinking about the last few years of the Thatcher era. Those were the years when music first really came at me like a sickness, I had it bad. Maybe "TheWild Ones" speaks to that feeling, probably why Suede made no sense in America. I think "ken" also means "to know." ken was produced by Josh Wells of Black Mountain, who has...