We Are (not) Scientists

Don't bother trying to figure out if the members of the rock band We Are Scientists are actually scientists. Don't even try to figure out what their name comes from -- they give a different explanation in practically every interview, sometimes claiming it came from a random string of letters that appeared during a game of Boggle. In fact, it's best not to take anything they say too seriously. Bassist Chris Cain holding our January, 2010 issueWith that, I set out to get my own tongue-in-cheek in

Alison McCook
Jul 8, 2010
Don't bother trying to figure out if the members of the rock band We Are Scientists are actually scientists. Don't even try to figure out what their name comes from -- they give a different explanation in practically every interview, sometimes claiming it came from a random string of letters that appeared during a game of Boggle. In fact, it's best not to take anything they say too seriously.
Bassist Chris Cain holding our January, 2010 issue
With that, I set out to get my own tongue-in-cheek interview during the band's recent stopover at Philadelphia's Johnny Brenda's, promoting new songs and their 2008 album, Brain Thrust Mastery. One thing that's not in question in the band's success: since their 2005 hit album With Love and Squalor, We Are Scientists has sat atop the Indie Rock heap. You may have heard their big hits, including "Impatience" (a linkurl:video;http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UH-RG1lWc0I for which featured...




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