Today, kids, we are going to stand up and applaud. So Drowned in Sound interviewed Alanna McArdle lately. It’s an innocuous, friendly chat really, with ordinary journo-to-band questions about songwriting, live performances vs. recording, “the volatile state of guitar music” (which both interviewer and interviewee agreed was a load of BS), the huge corporate sham […]
Running meant we thought we were worth saving. That’s why the record is called Run Fast.
Who would rather watch television than go out? I don’t understand the world.
I don’t like talking to my heroes.
But, still. DRUGS ARE BAD. Just sayin’.
Plan B has always looked to the future, and we see a future where men are making music on equal terms with their female counterparts.
I like the place Ballet School has taken this music to. A new ground for exploration. More new treasure maps and cornicing. A new fecundity.
DIY touring is also this: sometimes you truly open a door to new thought for someone, and that’s the most beautiful thing I could ever do with my life, and so I guess I’m stuck with it.
In summation, he mused, I was comparable to the vacant, mannequin-esque women in Robert Palmer’s video for ‘Addicted To Love’.