Newswire: LCD Soundsystem is playing new songs tonight, begging people not to film them
LCD Soundsystem is kicking off a five-day residency in Brooklyn tonight, ahead of some festival appearances and a hypothetical album release in the near-ish future. People have been wondering whether this run of shows—at East Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Steel—would feature any new material, and now frontman James Murphy appears to have confirmed it, in a note begging people not to record tonight’s shows.
“Please don’t film the old songs,” it begins. “We already made a whole movie out of those and you’re not gonna find a ‘better angle’ with your iPhone than Spike Jonze found with his camera.” The letter goes on to ask, “Please don’t film the new songs. It’d be a real gutpunch to all the people who have been working insanely hard for the last 18 months to release this music in the way we want to release it.”