So he told them his scheme for Secret Machines...
Regular visitors to these pages will know all about David Bowie and
To celebrate the release of the latest Secret Machines album, Ten Silver Drops, David has been talking to the band for an exclusive BowieNet interview.
The album has been available via iTunes since February 27th and has a general release date of April 24th/25th. Here's the tracklisting:
Ten Silver Drops
1 ~ Alone Jealous And Stoned
2 ~ All At Once (It's Not Important)
3 ~ Lightning Blue Eyes
4 ~ Daddy's In The Doldrums
5 ~ I Hate Pretending
6 ~ Faded Lines
7 ~ I Want To Know If It's Still Possible
8 ~ 1000 Seconds
During the interview, David talks to all three members of the band: Brandon Curtis (vocals/keys/bass), along with his brother, Ben Curtis (guitar) and Josh Garza (drums).
Apart from going through the album pretty much track-by-track, here's a random list of just a few of the subjects discussed: The formation of Secret Machines; New York heartache stories; Page 3 girls and the populist press; Martha's Vineyard; Connie Plank; Travelling fans; The advantages of writing for other people. David even took the time to ask the band what their parents do!
BowieNet members can listen exclusively to the whole 41 minute version of the interview via the links below which are only visible if you're logged in. This version also includes generous snippets of each of the above songs. Enjoy!
Non members will not be able to see any links, but they will be able to listen to the interview along with shorter snippets of the songs on Ten Silver Drops via a podcast that will be made available here sometime next week. Stay tuned for details.