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- Posted on Aug 4th 2007 7:00PM by Benjy Eisen
"We'd like to play a love song about war, and a war song about love," Clap Your Hands Say Yeah frontman Alex Ounsworth said during the band's Day Two Lollapalooza performance, introducing 'Details From the War.' Two days earlier, at a festival pre-party thrown by Paste magazine and Guitar Hero, Ounsworth was forced to perform the same song -- as well as other Clap songs -- solo while his band was "stuck in New York City."
To help compensate for his missing mates, Ounsworth brought out friend and fellow songwriter Elvis Perkins for tunes from both of their catalogs. Speaking to Spinner backstage before Clap's set, the frontman confided that the pairing between him and Perkins was serendipitous. "I ran into him at dinner," Ounsworth explained, "and invited him to join me." For their main stage set on Day Two, Ounsworth's full band was able to find their way to the Second City from the first: the Big Apple.