To the casual on-looker, PS I Love You’s quick rise to the competitive Canadian music scene is the thing dreams are made of. Heck – just over one year ago the band released their highly praised homage to their hometown Kingston, Ontario. “Meet Me At The Muster Station” was embraced by critics across the globe. As a result PS I Love You’s Benjamin Nelson and Paul Saulnier began to tour ‘Muster Station’ around the planet.
Naturally, the band’s follow-up would gather inspiration from the opportunities that the success of “Muster Station” brought their way. You know, playing gigs all over the world, picking up new fans, making new friends, sharing the stage with artists that you respect… PS I Love You’s new album touches on all of these themes and more. If the band’s debut was about being from Kingston, album number two is about being away from Kingston. Sounds about right. Right?
As dark as it may sound, Paul Saulnier began to have recurring dreams about his mortality while touring. Triggered by living life on the road – his dreams shaped the direction of the band’s new LP. Most importantly, the album’s title track ‘Death Dreams’ was inspired by a melody being played by a ‘death march band’ in his dreams. Heavy stuff indeed!
“Death Dreams” will be out May 8th on Paper Bag Records.