Diesel Connects Connects The Sunset With Suburbia On New Album - Noise11.com
Diesel at Red Hot Summer

Diesel at Red Hot Summer Ballarat 2019 photo Noise11.com

Diesel Connects Connects The Sunset With Suburbia On New Album

by Paul Cashmere on August 28, 2020

in News

Diesel’s latest album ‘Sunset Suburbia’ is about the connection between the romance of sunset with the harsh reality of suburbia.

In his Noise11.com interview Diesel said, “The things I write about in the song I try and get everything that is nostalgic and impacts me and gets my mind ticking. The sights and the smells. That time of day as a kid and you go past peoples houses and your hear their music and smell their dinner they are cooking. It was interesting and alluring. The close proximity of people together like that. They have made their domains but they are right next door and are really specific that it their piece of the heaven. You can have a house that is really dilapidated right next to one with beautifully manicured lawns and birdbaths, the ornaments that people put. It’s that pride. People can laugh at it and think ‘why are we doing this’ but we have been doing it for a long, long time. Whether it’s a mud hut or a three-story McMansion it’s what we do”.

He says the word ‘suburbian’ is often used as a slur. “Suburbia as a term has always been such a derogatory term,” Diesel says. “They want to vomit when they say that work. That’s where the title comes from. The joining of a word always used in a romantic way ‘sunset’ and then ‘suburbia’ ‘Sunset Suburbia’. It jars. That’s what I was hoping for. Everyone is entitled to a glass of chardonnay in their backyard even if it has a train overpass going over it”.

Watch the complete Noise11.com interview with Mark Lizotte aka Diesel here:

Noise11.com

Follow Noise11 on Social Media

NEW: Noise11 on YouTube SUBSCRIBE

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Drummer Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac performs at ADOTG at Mt Duneed Winery on 7 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mick Fleetwood Sells His Recording Rights

Mick Fleetwood is the latest superstar to sell his catalogue. Fleetwood, the co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, has handed over his future royalties from his recorded works to BMG.

5 hours ago
Marianne Faithfull
Marianne Faithfull Is Making An Album With Australia’s Warren Ellis

Warren Ellis from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Marianne Faithfull have confirmed details of their upcoming 'She Walks In Beauty' collection - which is set to be released on April 30 - and she has been eyeing up the project for a long time.

5 hours ago
Neil Young Way Down In the Rust Bucket
Neil Young To Release ‘Way Down In The Rust Bucket’ In February

Neil Young’s next archive release will be a 1990 concert from the Ragged Glory tour.

1 day ago
Ronnie James Dio photo by Ros O'Gorman
Black Sabbath’s Iconic Ronnie James Dio Albums Set For Expansion

‘Heaven and Hell’ and ‘Mob Rules’, the initial two Black Sabbath albums with Ronnie James Dio on vocals, will be expanded with rare and previously unreleased music.

2 days ago
Phil Collins Not Dead Yet Melbourne photo Noise11.com
Phil Collins Ex To Become Reality Star

Phil Collins' ex-wife Orianne Cevey is reportedly being lined up for a potential reboot of the Real Housewives of Miami.

2 days ago
AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC Debut Sydney Built ‘Realize’ Video

AC/DC are set to unveil their next video for the ‘PWR/UP’ song ‘Realize’ and its Australian made.

3 days ago
Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eddie Van Halen To Be Honored With Guitar Collection

Eddie Van Halen's own brand - which bares his initials - has announced the release of nine guitars for the reimagined 5150 series.

4 days ago