Removing The Spoon — Britt Daniel On Divine Fits

Divine Fits may be an unfamiliar name, but the people behind it no doubt lurk in your record collection under their original outfits. Better known Britt Daniel from Spoon, Dan Boeckner from Wolf Parade, and Sam Brown of New Bomb Turks, Divine Fits is the band du jour for these gentlemen and A Thing Called Divine Fits is their first full length record. Speaking to Chris Berkley from Static, Britt Daniel talks about how Divine Fits came together, the recording of the album and adjusting to life in a new outfit.

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Divine Fits – A Thing Called Divine Fits

Divine Fits
A Thing Called Divine Fits
Merge
★★★★★★★★½☆

The concept of the ‘supergroup’ is relative and often abused. The formation itself is prone to suspicion, akin to selling out your bandmates in favour of some fresh thrills. Often it’s the point in a band’s career when the chief songwriter hits a stalemate or a stale state — ie: the last record didn’t do so well. Could you point that finger in the direction of anybody in Divine Fits? Perhaps, but I wouldn’t succumb to that kind of Transference.

Divine Fits is comprised of Britt Daniel from Spoon, Dan Boeckner from Wolf Parade, and Sam Brown of New Bomb Turks.… Read the rest