Idlewild Album Details
2009-08-21 by Thatsummerathome | 6 Comments
Idlewild will release Post Electric Blues on October 5.

The album, which was originally made available earlier this year in limited edition form from the band's website, will be preceded by the single 'Readers & Writers' on September 28.

Frontman Roddy Woomble said: "Album opener 'Younger than America' was the first track we wrote for the album. The idea for the lyrics came from a spate watching Westerns - simple stories of justice and courage set at the 'frontier'.

"It sounds the way it does because we're all big fans of Neil Young & Crazy Horse. After we'd written the song I though the record might turn into a American sounding piece of classic rock, but it didn't turn out that way really, especially after writing 'Readers and Writers'. The record went in whatever direction it chose to.”

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PuddlesPuddles
August 21st 2009
4787 Comments


woooooooooooop

shindip
August 21st 2009
3536 Comments


cool

illmitch
August 21st 2009
5429 Comments


did they name themselves after outkast or wut

catsinflats
August 21st 2009
129 Comments


i really should check out this band, this seems like a good time!

spoon_of_grimbo
August 21st 2009
2241 Comments


this is a feckin BRILLIANT album, up there with the band's best work. apparently the japanese release is going to have three bonus tracks, which are gonna be free to download to those of us who pre-ordered the album!

robin
Emeritus
August 22nd 2009
4266 Comments


this album really is a contender for their best



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