We are led upstairs to an area of the restaurant closed to everyone else and are waited on discreetly.No one, at any point, assumes we're going to leap over the counter and start hammering the optics.
Those Distant Bells, The President and recent single This Isn't Everything You Are are all graceful, moving pieces, while Lifening and The Garden Rules have the stillness and poise of prime-time glum-rock heroes such as San Francisco's American Music Club or even Red House Painters."This is the first in a new wave of albums -- we went to the sunshine and made a sunshine record.It's not a dance album, but there are electronic elements." It's not exactly your dubstep record though, is it? " he says, "but I love [electronic musician] Burial."Ah," says Lightbody, shifting in his seat as his coffee arrives. Some 17 years ago, aged 18, he formed a band after enrolling at Dundee University.This group were as indie as can be, and were called Shrug.