Andrew Savage joins Aquarium Drunkard to discuss his new record, Several Songs about Fire, moving to Paris, poetry, and touring with Cate Le Bon.
Several Songs About Fire, the second solo release from Parquet Courts frontman A. Savage, is an LP in the truest sense. There are 10 tracks across two sides, forty-five minutes and change. There is a picture of the artist on the cover. The songs are strong and solid, at once distinct and of a piece, shot through with themes and ideas that recur and refract from one moment to the next. These are tried-and-true strategies, the hallmarks of one of the very finest mediums ever conceived: the album. Don’t fix what ain’t broke.
Andrew Savage is in a pretty good mood. When the Parquet Courts co-frontman answers his phone, it’s Thursday night in New York, and he’s just finished packing a carton full of vinyl […]