Stars' New Album 'No One Is Lost' Is 'Stupid-Profound Pop Music'

October 14, 2014 1:50 PM

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Stars' New Album 'No One Is Lost' Is 'Stupid-Profound Pop Music'

It was 6:00 p.m. on a Monday night and Stars got into a bit of a fight on stage. The band had just ended an intimate gig at Rockwood Music Hall on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The performance, which featured songs off their new album "No One Is Lost," would stream on WFUV, but bass player Evan Cranley clinked and clanked a little too close to a microphone as the emcee finished up the broadcast. Lead singer Torq Campbell tugged on Cranley's shirt and put his finger to his lips. "Shh!" Cranley shook his head and turned off stage.

"Yeah, Cranley got really pissed at me for that," Campbell said the next day sitting in Le Parker Meridian's hotel cafe, sipping an English Breakfast tea. But it was a tame moment, compared to Stars' past antics. "We used to have nasty fights in front of the audience. Dirty looks and fucking tension...

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