Spoon are very close to finishing their new album — but they don’t know when they’ll get there.
Frontman Britt Daniel tells Rolling Stone that they had “70 or 80 percent of the record done” and that they were recording at drummer Jim Eno’s studio “right up until March 10th. And then March 11th was when this whole mess kicked into high gear.”
Daniel says that with him and Eno in Austin, Texas and the rest of the band in either Brooklyn, New York or Los Angeles, they have no idea when they’ll be able to gather in person to finish it off. They started working on the album in 2018 during breaks in their Hot Thoughts tour. Daniel says, “This is definitely the longest we’ve ever spent on a record. It’s so far along, and yet so far away.”
Daniel adds that he’s written a bunch of new songs in the past few months. “Now I feel like we’re e