Fresh on the demise of Handsome Furs comes the news that Handsome Furs guy Dan Boeckner is part af a new band called Divine Fits. It’s the new band from Britt Daniels (Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Handsome Furs, Wolf Parade) and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks). “Britt Daniel (Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Handsome Furs, Wolf Parade) and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks) have confirmed the existence of their new band, Divine Fits. Divine Fits’ as yet untitled debut album will be released later this year by Merge Records in the U.S. The album was produced by Nick Launay,” reads the announcement from Merge Records.
They’re talking of a new album to be released later this year and a series of live shows, so it should be interesting to see how the new band dynamic plays out. You can go to the Divine Fits web site to sign up for email updates from the band as this thang gets rolling. "Hi. We are Divine Fits from LA, CA. We've been making a racket while the pool drains into the yard. We want to share it with you soon," reads the announcement from the Divine Fits Twitter.