Larry Fitzmaurice of Pitchfork has written an eye opening cover story on Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit and the struggles he has faced through his life up until now. If you've got a spare 10 minutes, please check this out.
really good article! the new album is excellent, I was surprised by how personal he got on it. A bit off topic, but the bonus track is on youtube! a really good song, but I can see why it was left off the album somewhat. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4Rr5qAFXE8
"I don't think people talk about mental illness a lot, but they need to know itís OK to talk about how they are feeling. I wish more people would get help when they feel like they need itó not just to look to medicine, but to the support of others."
Man, must be brutal to be on the road when you're bipolar. I was bummed that the show tonight at the Apollo got cancelled but all that is secondary to this guy getting healthy. Can't believe he was going to jump off the BQE bridge.