Absence Of Light

Album: Maximum Balloon (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a track from the self-titled debut solo album by producer and TV on the Radio guitarist Dave Sitek, which he recorded under the name of Maximum Balloon. The song features TV on the Radio lead singer Tunde Adebimpe. Sitek told The Guardian: "The first TV On the Radio album was basically just Tunde and I in our New York apartment, so it was fun to revisit those days. When the two of us are on the same frequency it works really easily. Our chemistry is reflected in this song, although with every year that goes by I get more and more pissed that I'm not him. For someone who never intended to be a singer, that guy kills it, man. He's an instant classic-maker. You hear one of his songs and it feels like you've heard it your whole life. He's got a superpower."

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