With all the changes in popular music over the decades, the stereotypes about being…
- Posted on May 11th 2011 9:19PM by Benjy Eisen
Cassettes Won't Listen
"I knew there was always a chance he would catch wind of an album named after him, but I didn't expect him to act on it," Cassettes Won't Listen ringleader Jason Drake tells Spinner. "I would have waited to get the CDs manufactured if I really thought he'd react."
The actual album hardly concerns itself with the actor's affairs; in fact, none of it's about him. Drake says that the proposed title was more just clever wordplay on the idea of open spaces, as the Brooklynite adjusted to life in the sprawl of Los Angeles. "It was a combination of moving from a busy, overpopulated, dense city to a busy, overpopulated, extremely spacious city that had an influence on the album's initial tracks," Drake explains. "The tracks were sort of focusing on my experiences there and adjusting to living in L.A.'s expanse -- like, I went from stuck in a closet to floating in space."
So while Kevin Spacey may now have something new to talk about with Charles Barkley, Bill Gates and Dale Earnhardt Jr., Cassettes Won't Listen was forced to change their title. The album will now be called 'EVINSPACEY.'