Presented by Steve Wide

Interview

Far And Wide: The Return Of Arab Strap

After sixteen years between drinks, Arab Strap return with a new record As Days Get Dark. It’s the first new music since the band reunited for live dates in 2016 and mixes the band’s signature morbid humour with an older tone and a wiser voice. Aidan Moffat and Malcom Middleton call into Far And Wide to discuss the genesis of the record and the open-hearted intentions behind some of the seedier stories that litter the lyricsheet. “It’s my Lion King song,” Moffat says of lead single “The Turning of Our Bones”. “It’s about sex and death!”

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Listen to Far And Wide: The Return Of Arab Strap16:565 March 2021