Parker discusses new album Currents in the new Uncut
Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker discusses his new album, Currents, in the latest issue of Uncut, dated August 2015 and out now.
The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist also talks about the influences on their third record, the group’s live shows and his new synth-heavy sound.
“The backbone of Tame Impala has always been groove,” explains Parker. “I never wanted to do a song that you couldn’t dance to – or groove to at least, whatever the difference is between those things.
“I heard a few people say it was going to be more dance- or club-oriented, and ‘Let It Happen’ is a song where I was flexing that fantasy. But I wouldn’t say that the rest [of Currents] is like a dance album, not in the slightest.
“At the same time, I hate to say the album is this or that – I prefer people to judge it themselves.”
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