Nothing Formulaic About the Gaslight Anthem’s Recording Process
Posted By Jeff Niesel on Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 12:30 PM
New Jersey rockers the Gaslight Anthem quickly became critics' darlings as they distilled a variety of influences ranging from the Replacements and Social D to the Boss himself on albums such as 2008's The '59 Sound and 2010's American Slang. On 2014’s Get Hurt, which is produced by Brit Mike Crossey (Foals, Arctic Monkeys, Jake Bugg), the band expands its sound and experiments with its punk-inspired roots rock.
“One thing we’ve been focused on from record to record is to not write the same record twice,” he says. “That’s just boring. That’s always in mind. With every record comes a whole new direction and a whole new school of influences and a whole new style every time. We try to do it like that because it’s more fun to expand your sound and try some new things.”
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