Monomania

Album: Monomania (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This noisy tune is the title track of Deerhunter's sixth studio album. The record was the American indie rock band's first to feature the new bassist, Josh McKay (who replaced Joshua Fauver), and new guitarist Frankie Broyles of band member Lockett Pundt's side project Lotus Plaza. The disc was recorded at Rare Book Room Studio in Brooklyn, with producer Nicolas Vernhes, who also helmed Deerhunter's 2008 Microcastle album and 2009 Rainwater Cassette Exchange EP.
  • Monomania is a behavioral disorder in which a person takes an unreasonable interest on one particular idea. It is a reference to lead singer Bradford Cox's obsessive traits.
  • The song was debuted on April 2, 2013 on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Shaun Morgan of Seether

Shaun Morgan of SeetherSongwriter Interviews

Shaun breaks down the Seether songs, including the one about his brother, the one about Ozzy, and the one that may or may not be about his ex-girlfriend Amy Lee.

Dean Pitchford

Dean PitchfordSongwriter Interviews

Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."

Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles

Timothy B. Schmit of the EaglesSongwriter Interviews

Did this Eagle come up with the term "Parrothead"? And what is it like playing "Hotel California" for the gazillionth time?

90s Music Quiz 1

90s Music Quiz 1Music Quiz

First question: Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson appeared in videos for what artist?

Billy Gould of Faith No More

Billy Gould of Faith No MoreSongwriter Interviews

Faith No More's bassist, Billy Gould, chats to us about his two new experimental projects, The Talking Book and House of Hayduk, and also shares some stories from the FNM days.

TV Theme Songs

TV Theme SongsFact or Fiction

Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?