Rich Polk, Getty Images Darius Rucker says he knew that the person behind the…
- Posted on Jan 13th 2010 5:00AM by Julian Marszalek
"It's night and day now," he told NYmag.com. "Everyone is working as a group, 'Let's do it! Go team!'. Which is amazing. Which is what I wanted since day one. But that's only happening now. Literally now."
An enthusiastic Casablancas declared that the atmosphere within the band was "different than before" due to a shift in the the Strokes' dynamics.
"We split the money... but we didn't split the work," he explained.
But that was very much in the past. According to the singer, he's keen to leave behind him the internal problems that dogged the band in order to concentrate on the present. "If I make it superclear why I was unhappy in the past, it might just rehash things that should have been left alone. I think we're fulfilling the promise of what we said we were: actually being a unit that really works on everything."
As previously reported on Spinner, the Strokes are set to headline the Isle of Wight festival on Jun. 12