THOSE OF YOU currently grooving to the futuristic, Prince-inspired grooves on MOJO’s Purple Soul covermount CD can’t have failed to be seduced by How To Dress Well’s & It Was U – an irresistibly sparse finger-clicking and kick-drum-led delight taken from 2012’s Total Loss album. Tom Krell, the man who helms How To Dress Well, released a remarkable cover of Smog’s Teenage Spaceship last December and he’s been working on the follow-up to the aforementioned album. The first fruits of his labour are showcased on Words I Don’t Remember.
“This song for me is about love, trust, commitment and what happens to these things and what happens to really real love when sentimentality is so co-opted and ruined. What remains of true love in this world of simulations?" asks Krell. We only wish we knew the answer….