Caught a press-only acoustic performance yesterday with the Cold War Kids, Elvis Perkins, and Alec Ounsworth (dreamy!) from Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. The show was amazing; the guys played several songs from each band, ending with "Doomsday" by Elvis Perkins, which has amazing (and somewhat relevant) lyrics that I can’t seem to find online. Bummer.
But I did get a chance to chat with Nathan Willett from Cold War Kids after the show, and I asked him what they were doing to lessen their environmental footprint while touring. He looked a bit crestfallen and then admitted that they fly way too much and use way too much gasoline — and that he felt horrible about it.
But hey, maybe that guilt will turn into action. Let’s hope.