After a much-publicized breakup, LCD Soundsystem may reunite—if only for one track. Frontman James Murphy told The New York Times that the group’s been asked to cover a song for an upcoming movie. The director, who Murphy won’t name, asked the group personally, and everybody “seems to want to do” it.
Reggie Watts and James Murphy talking collaboration on a 7” single
“James and I might be doing a single sometime soon,” Watts, the anarchic, musically inclined stand-up comedian, explained. “It’s still 60 percent loose, but he seems down to do it and I think it would be fun to work with him. That would be great.” Yes it would! And when might this collaboration come to light? “I think it’s going to be a seven-inch single with a remix on the other side. I would be the vocals and we would probably be doing some kind of a cover. I’m going to guess sometime next year, early next year, or maybe — he’s a fast dude! Maybe he’ll turn one around.”
“No Love Lost” (Joy Division cover) | LCD Soundsystem
James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem is glad he didn’t get to write for Seinfeld
This is the best story from the entire interview: If 22 year old James Murphy had never confused Seinfeld with the Garry Shandling Show, LCD Soundsystem may have never happened.
Full interview can be heard on the Sound Opinions Podcast.