Tuesday, December 13, 2011
The Lawrence Arms' Brendan Kelly is stepping out of his comfort zone with new "project" Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds.
"The impetus for this project was brought about in no small part because I felt like after the last two Lawrence Arms records (2006's Oh! Calcutta! and 2009' Buttsweat And Tears) I had done that particular iteration of punk rock about as well as I’d ever be able to do it. I’m not suggesting that those albums are perfect or even mind-blowing, but they’re the best of that style that I could personally do. I felt pretty satisfied with them, and that satisfaction in turn really stymied my creativity".
Read the full story here (Alternative Press).
There's a three track EP called A Man With the Passion of Tennessee Williams due out December 27 on Red Scare. Followed by a full length some time in 2012.