UK-based punk band, IDLES open up about their latest, Joy As An Act Of Resistance. Like the title suggests the groups’ ethos for the album is about transcending grief and resisting it with joy.
“The optimism in the album is because I’ve been through the worst thing I can,” Talbot says. “It’s okay to be scared. It’s okay to be angry, as long as you embrace that fear and anger and you let it manifest into something productive….We thought, ‘This is an opportunity to speak to a congregation.’ If a singular idea is spoken on a broader scale, it can mean something grander.” Read the rest of the interview via Rolling Stone HERE.