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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