(as of Sep 28,2023 00:09:20 UTC – Details)
andldquo;This record being the third in a trilogy of song collections mostly based on film music I wrote for Spike Lee over the past few years, I wanted to move to some new stylistic places and maybe make a more upbeat record overall. We donandrsquo;t get a ballad until 7, the pandemic shut-down era piece andldquo;Days Aheadandrdquo; ( a duet with Danielle Haim). Lyrically the record is dotted with three Covid-related songs; the aforementioned, andldquo;Tagandrdquo; and the album opener andldquo;Sidelinesandrdquo; (a duet with Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend), and otherwise ranges far afield with the world of science again a recurring influence (andldquo;Lidarandrdquo; and andldquo;Point Omegaandrdquo;). The record also includes the first cover song Iandrsquo;ve ever put on a studio release, a total re-imagining of Chuck Berryandrsquo;s andldquo;Too Much Monkey Business.andrdquo; The album title andldquo;andlsquo;Flictedandrdquo; relates to this strange time in which we live, when the world is basically, well, andlsquo;flicted.andrdquo.