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Breaking Out: Wolf Parade

Wolf Parade play slightly crazed, off-kilter art rock that feels like it's always on the verge of breaking apart

By: Mikael Wood // October 14, 2005

The day after electronic manipulator Hadji Bakara’s wedding in Nelson, British Columbia, two of his bandmates are still battling the effects of a hasty return to their Montreal home base. Singer/keyboardist Spencer Krug mumbles drowsily after sleeping off a red-eye flight, while singer/guitarist Dan Boeckner is totally wired from driving all night. But if the sound of Wolf Parade’s debut, Apologies to the Queen Mary (Sub Pop), is any indication, the band is accustomed to such a manic, twitchy frame of mind.PrintEmail