Artist: Gang of Four Video: 'You'll Never Pay for the Farm' Highlight: The…
- Posted on Sep 13th 2010 4:00PM by John D. Luerssen
"What we're trying to do is keep it totally stripped down, where everyone in the band makes an equally intense contribution," King said in an announcement. 'Content' was written by King and Gill, with the latter also tackling production duties.
Venerable acts like R.E.M., Sonic Youth and Bloc Party have cited Gang of Four as influences. Speaking of the group's lasting power, King also added, "What I've been thrilled by over the years is that our music still seems to make sense to our audiences, however old they are, and these days they're mostly under 30. They tell us that our music means something, that it makes them want to go start a band. That amazes me. I would never have imagined when we started off that we would have this impact after such a long time."