One Of Those Days Acoustic in Madrid

One Of Those Days Acoustic in Madrid:

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Thomas White on Tumblr

thomaswhitemusic.tumblr.com Click link to read latest blog in full… “I would like to reflect for just a moment on the more general reaction to this new record of ours, “IDIOTS”. Suffice to say, we’ve spent a good deal of our career so far battling the preconception that we peaked early and never really made a record to challenge the big splash of our debut. Truly, and i mean TRULY, we suddenly seem to have broken that spell. Just like that. Whether it’s a change in our approach, or the vastly improved production on this new record, or maybe just that we chucked out whole rafts of songs, pushing and pushing for absolute gold, settling for nothing less than unanimous approval on any and all potential album tracks, reams of material literally ending up on the studio floor, something like 35 discarded songs. Either way, the reaction from our small but perfectly formed fan-base around the world seems to be one of just that – unanimous approval. Have we finally caught up with ourselves? I think a large part is (as I noted in a recent interview) a bit of a change of heart. Whereas in the past we’d struggle to push our songs in unconventional directions, often at the expense of listening pleasure, this time we set out truly and openly to make a pop record. Those little embellishments can stay, but only if they serve the song. We ended up in real science-lab territory – bits of songs glued to bits of other songs, searching for that magic formula” … Click here for some Quotes from Idiots Album Reviews