LCDSoundsystem’sreformationlastyearleftafewpeoplepuzzledinlightthesignificantsonganddancetheymadeaboutbreakingup,includingreleasingafeaturefilm.

Earlierthissummerasaninfluencebehindthereuniondecision.Nowinainterviewhe’sadmittedthatthedecisiontobreakupwaspartlydowntowantingtoensurethegroupsoldoutaheadlineshowatMadisonSquareGarden.

Herevealedthe2011showhadbeenbookedbeforethebandannouncedplanstobreakup,andtheywerenervousabouthowitwouldsell,siguredcallingittheirlastevershowwouldaidsales.

“Mytheorywas,ifImakeitourlastshow,we'llsellitoutintwoweeks,”hesaid,adding“Itwasn'tatotallark,butitwasabitlarky.”Theshowendedupsellingoutinseconds.

Itwouldbefairenoughforfansteelalittledeceivedabouttherevelations,butweexpectanyillfeelingswillbeforgottenifLCDSoundsystemdeliveraqualityrecordwithforthcomingalbum‘AmericanDream’,whichlandsonSeptember1.

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