Guitarist Tim Derricourt, from Aussie f ive-piece indie rock band DAPPLED CITIES, take us through their new album track by track…
“IN LIGHT OF NO ONE”:
Coming from records where we’d layer the hell out of any sound until it was almost unrecognisable, I love how this song just settles with drums, bass, a couple of guitars and some keyboard noodling — like nature intended it.
This is a sequel to a song called “Fazon” by Sopwith Camel. Both songs are about intergenerational space travel — which is a weird concept — and maybe our song is the next generation. How good is the ending? Listen closely: it’s just Ned and Dave hazily moving chords and guitar soloing as the pod drifts off into oblivion.
This is a song about the world going mad — fear, anger, hatred where there should be kindness and acceptance. It was the last track we got together for the record and just fell into that easy rhythm.
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“YOU JUST KILLED OSAMA BIN LADEN.”
As this month marks the 10th anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, former U.S. Navy SEAL ROBERT O’NEILL shares his incredible story about the night he fired the shots that killed the al-Qaeda leader. In this edited extract from his book The Operator, O’Neill tells us how eliminating the world’s most wanted terrorist, during the raid at his Abbottabad compound on May 1, 2011, all went down…
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A House Divided, GENERAL HOSPITAL
Some soap secrets are dragged out so long, they lose some of their explosiveness en route to their inevitable reveal. But GH employed the perfect timeline to blow up the truth about Ned and Alexis’s one-night stand — and the on-screen fireworks were dazzling.
GH SCRIBES ON THE NED/ALEXIS/OLIVIA DRAMA
Alexis fans who were concerned that the character might be sidelined after the shocking demise of her lover, Neil, have instead discovered an uptick in story for the troubled, off-the-wagon character, who wound up entangled in the marital difficulties of Ned and Olivia — two other veteran Port Charles players whose screen time has increased in recent months — when Ned and Alexis drunkenly fell into bed together.
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