The Psychedelic Furs' Richard Butler On The Band's First New Album In 29 Years

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With soaring synths, spiked hair and studded leather jackets, the Psychedelic Furs were the quintessential '80s rock stars. But once the '80s ended, so did the band. Now, 29 years after the group's last album, the Psychedelic Furs is back with a new record called Made of Rain . Singer Richard Butler says this time, the band made it on its own terms. "Back in the '80s, it was the old treadmill of make a record, do a tour, make another record, do a tour," he says. "And this was — clearly, taking 29 years — it was up to us." Butler talks about the beginning of the band, before the music videos and sold-out stadiums, and finding inspiration in early punk music and a legendary Sex Pistols show in the spring of 1976. "When they appeared onstage, we'd never...

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The Psychedelic Furs' Richard Butler On The Band's First New Album In 29 Years

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