Friday, August 7, 2009

Thao and The Get Down Stay Down 'Know Better...' this Fall

Thao Nguyen made a splash last year with her quirky debut, We Brave Bee Stings and All which featured her upbeat tempo's and down beat lyrics, mixed in with her stellar guitar work. Now backed full time by her band The Get Down Stay Down, Thao will unveil her sophomore effort this Oct. 13 on Kill Rock Stars, titled Know Better Learn Faster, which will feature a who's who of guest appearances led by, Andrew Bird, Laura Veirs, members of Blitzen Trapper, Horse Feathers, and tUnE-yArDs.

Thao had this to say on the albums title and tone ....“The album is named ‘Know Better Learn Faster’ because you can’t… By the time you realize you should, it’s too late. And I enjoy the predicament and the totally devastating, unfunny humor of that.” ... “A few of these are just straightforwardly sad,” .... “Sometimes there’s not much room to mince words and music when you feel like shit.”

Know Better Learn Faster track listing:
1 The Clap
2 Cool Yourself
3 When We Swam
4 Know Better Learn Faster
5 Body
6 The Give
7 Good Bye Good Luck
8 Trouble Was For
9 Oh No
10 Fixed It!
11 Burn You Up
12 But What of the Strangers
13 Easy

and you can check out our interview w/ Thao from last year.

check out Thao w/ The Get Down Stay Down on myspace.


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Burn The Bowery (music blog) said...

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