Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Grand Theft Audio goes for extremes.(Music)

Byline: Kenn Rodriguez FOR THE JOURNAL

English band wants adoration or enmity

Many bands these days will try to make their music palatable to as many audiences as possible, so as not to offend the fickle ear of music fans. Not Grand Theft Audio.

Jay Butler, singer for the English quartet, said the group had a completely different approach to its second disc, "Blame Everyone," which was recently released by Sire Records.

"We didn't want to make an album that makes people say 'Oh, that's all right,' '' Butler said. "We wanted to make a record that either completely inspires people, or makes them never want to hear it again. We wanted to make a record that's gonna bug the (expletive) out of people, but in the best possible way. …

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