Teistung Greatest band there is, obviously. I think ‘Help Youself’ is a really good example of that. That’s when the song started to get exciting. As a song, it does something very particular. Bandcamp Album of the Day Sep 3, go to album. A dash of magic added to my life!

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All the guys in the band are so much better at playing music than I am, it’s given them more freedom and fluidity. The guys were messing around, playing this idea, and I thought, ‘Wow, that has got something. I don’t think any of us consciously built it that way, though.

It’s not just rokm free-for-all, like a CD. I made it the same day I made the song, literally seven hours apart. The project was created as a result of a collaboration with the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France, and will have its premiere on Jan.

Stuart A. Staples On Tindersticks’ ‘The Waiting Room,’ Track By Track

Purchasable with gift card. We’re both roughly the same age, and we knew each other when we were roughly 17, I think that allows interesting things to happen, rhythmically, with the songs. Vega – Musikkens Hus, Store Vega. For me, they’re not something I can determine. It’s one of my favorite moments of the album. But right now, you can watch all 11 videos, and below, you can listen to the songs on The Waiting Room and read Staples’ comments about how they came together.


A dreamy, nostalgic new bedrooom pop track from Castlebeat is a silky smooth ode to long distance longing.

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It creates a blank space, in a way. She was very special. His arrangement knocked us over. I believe in the album as an art form. Yazz Ahmed guests and we feature “The Music of” tribute to French musical legends.

tindersticks the waiting room

It was a second take. When I pick up the guitar while singing, I tend to box things into time signatures. Double Negative by Low.

Staples produced by Stuart A. Watch All 11 Videos. DVD contains 11 music videos, one for each album track.

I was working on ‘We Are Dreamers! Even those used to Tindersticks’ sonic restlessness over the past 25 years may be taken pleasantly aback by the krautrock pulse of “Were We Once Lovers” or the Afrobeat funkiness of “Help Youself. I felt that when the shape of the album had come together, it needed an introduction.


On the surface, it kind of wraps everything up. Staples is not tense. Start to finish, this one is up there with their best. Each song on The Waiting Room comes with a short film by a different independent filmmaker, with Stuart himself creating or co-creating the video accompaniment to four of the album’s tracks.

Tindersticks: The Waiting Room review – injects life into the loucheness

The song has this tremendous momentum, but it doesn’t know where it’s going. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player.

No one had time to think.

tindersticks the waiting room