The eccentric alt-metal group has a special vinyl of “conspirator” EP out through now ATO Records
Primus has unveiled a music video for “Follow the Fool”last single from his new “conspirator” EP. His first new musical in more than five years, the EP Kiss features several commentaries on the frontman. les claypool described as “the mental state of the contemporary world” with “Follow the Fool” Asking the direct question – “Who is the big fool? Is it a fool, or a fool who follows a fool.” a special vinyl release of “conspirator” EP is out through now ATO Records.
Primus announced “conspirator” The EP followed in April with the release of their epic, 11-minute opening track, “Conspiranoa”. “I was itching to record an opus—basically a long, winding, bastard version of a song reminiscent of some of the compositions I cut my teeth (or ears) in my music-hungry teens,” claypool Told. ,‘conspiracy’ had sprouted from a seed I had planted in my notebook a year or so ago—a few lines commenting on the mental state of the contemporary world.”
Claypool explained the origins of the single and its accompanying B-sides in an interview with Result, He added: “With our new studio work and some impending tour, we decided the world should be subject to something new. primus material. Not wanting to, or even not having the time to record an entire album, the notion of a ‘single’ was tossed around. I was itching to record an opus—basically a long, winding, bastard version of a song reminiscent of some of the compositions I cut my teeth (or ears) in my music-hungry teens. I told friends, ‘Let’s record a 20-minute song.’ The end result was an 11-and-a-half minute, which is called a progressive hunk of sound. ‘conspiracy’,
,‘conspiracy’ had sprouted from a seed I had planted in my notebook a year or so ago – a few lines commenting on the mental state of the contemporary world. “I saw growing distrust and division among friends, co-workers, relatives, and friends. The consumption of misinformation, misinformation, distorted information, and flat-out fairy tales by anyone with a slight hint of web design competency and I was compelled to highlight the ridiculousness of many of these approaches and the lack of rational thought that was being applied in the interpretation of many such institutions and theories.
“Because single ‘conspiracy’ of such length, I realized that for the B-side of vinyl, we’d need at least two tunes to fill the real estate of an actual 12-inch disc,” lace added. “I had a song ‘Follow the Fool’ in the room and we drove it out. [Guitarist] Larry Lalonde was the riff for the song that became ‘Erin on the side of caution’, which I then pulled from my notebook and supplied the lyrics. Because all three songs were composed in an odd time of division, confusion, anger, despair and social aging, the title ‘conspirator’ seemed like an apt nickname for the EP.”
Released of “Follow the Fool” Comes just before the last US show of the video primuswildly popular “Tribute to the Kings” Touring in Vail, Colorado on August 12 and August 13, which will see them performing rush1977 album “Farewell to the Kings” Totally, after a set of his own music. as claypool Told Rolling stoneThe “Tribute to the Kings” The tour was about paying tribute to a band that has inspired them so much over the years. The band will also perform a two night run. “Tribute to the Kings” in Chile in November.