“The whole idea of a leader is weird,” Carl Newman said. “Sometimes I think, ‘Oh no, I’m not the leader. We don’t have a leader.’ And then sometimes I think, ‘Yeah, I’m the leader. And I’m not very good at it, I should be better.”
Here’s to Jenny Lewis’ rainbow/beige pant-suit, Neko Case’s skeleton pants, the Kills’ leopard-print backdrop, Ezra Koenig’s camo shorts, and Janelle always giving us shivers when she sings ‘Given ‘Em What They Love.’
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