This time we really isolated ourselves, sitting in our cellar room with a couple of cheap microphones and lot's of instruments. We've continued working with focus on the album format. We like great songs, but we love great records. It's a bit longer and more ambitious. Thematically the records deals a lot with alienation; from a society who's ideals we have less and less in common with and ultimately from the popular idea of real reality. At the same time much of it is very naive and direct, and the lyrics keeps getting a lot simpler and more personal. These last years have been very weird, lots of stuff has happened, both good and very bad. What we do is pretty self-aware and we like to toy around with genres and genre bound expectations. We love to balance what we do on that fine point between irony and total gravity. We're inspired by great musicians like Brian Wilson, Gershwin and Debussy, but also by a lot of modern popular and alternative music, like The Flaming Lips, Deerhunter and Broadcast. We're very much into ambient music and noise, as well as sweet 70's funk and soul. We try to find a path somewhere in the middle of it all."
Playground Music / !K7