Blindside

Blindside

Being in a band for 10 years, you learn a thing or two about inspiration, chiefly that when it hits, you go with it. The members of Blindside weren’t planning to release a new album so soon after 2004’s high-charting “About a Burning Fire”. But when frontman and lyricist Christian Lindskog returned from a deeply affecting trip to South Africa earlier this year, inspiration hit, the band followed and “The Great Depression” was born.

Songs literally started spilling out of Lindskog when he returned from the beleaguered nation, where he met person... more