A couple of days ago, a web page was posted with nothing on it but the above graphic and a 4AD Records logo, leading to speculation online as to whether a collaboration was afoot between that label’s artist Scott Walker (the legendarily unorthodox pop singer with the brain-wobbling baritone, not the evil, shitty Midwestern U.S. governor) and the ambient drone metal band Sunn O))). Yesterday, the Quietus confirmed that this is indeed the case, sending orgasmic reverberations throughout greater rock snobdom, as well as prompting this question—since “Sunn O)))” is merely pronounced “sun,” is this band just called “Scott?” Confirming the project, a source at the label told us: “They’re working together and there is a record coming later in the year”, but wouldn’t be pressed on more details. If you’re not familiar with Walker, he was the lead vocalist of the ‘60s pop band the Walker Brothers (neither actually brothers nor born named “Walker”), who’re remembered for wonderful singles like their vastly superior 1966 remake of the Frankie Valli hit “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore” and their 1975 comeback song “No Regrets.” Walker’s solo career took extremely strange turns from…
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