2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Presented by: Reeperbahn Festival

Carl Barat and The Jackals

Wednesday, March 18
1:00AM - 1:50AM

77 Rainey St


Carl Barât & The Jackals
If there's something a little different-sounding about 'Glory Days', the debut single from Carl Barât & The Jackals, then it's all down to situation and circumstance. All magnificence and power, the track is perhaps the most extravagant, full-on rock song that Carl has ever made – equal parts glam, Britpop and late-90s LA punk (the good kind: Rocket From The Crypt, Queens Of The Stone Age).

"What I wanted to do with this album was to throw myself into the unknown," he declares boldly, before describing six-weeks solid of 12-hour sessions in a tiny studio a million miles away from his spiritual home of London. Carl: "I found myself in this place called Van Nuys, which is quite a lawless part of Los Angeles that hasn’t moved on since about 1974. It's all independent shops and old-time bars and is quite a bolthole of old Americana."

Turns out there were three great things about the location: 1) ...

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