• Pre-Screening: Beirut

    12. Feb. 2009, 2:32 von JohnCa55illo

    The following, by my brother, Matt, appears on my music blog, Animal Noises- feel free to check it out for posts by either of us.


    Album: March Of The Zapotec & Real People- Holland
    Artist: Beirut
    Label: Ba Da Bing Records
    Due Out: February 17th

    Zach Condon made quite a stir last April, when he posted an apology letter on Beirut's homepage, canceling all the dates of the band's upcoming European summer tour, putting the band on indefinite hiatus, and promising only that the band would eventually, "be back in some form." Like many Beirut fans, I feared the worst. Luckily, not too long after, in an interview with the alternative Seattle newspaper, The Stranger, my fears were put to rest, when Condon confirmed that he had begun working on a new record, which he had tentative plans to release in the upcoming year.

    That record is the double EP, March of the Zapotec & Real People- Holland. …