You ever have that thing happen where you get a missed call from your ex that you were madly in love with (say between the years 1992 and 1999) and you assume her call means she wants to get back together and give it another go for real. And then you make a reservation at her favorite Thai place and call her back and she's just confirming your address so she can send you a "Save The Date" for her wedding. No? Just us? Well, Pavement's Bob Nastanovich wants to make sure this doesn't happen this time around.
In an interview with The Quietus, Nastanovich clears up some rumors about the band's split in the first place, implying a pretty peaceful decision that cited exhaustion and Malkmus' direction as the only real factors. He also stated the rest of the band has always been up for something like this. The aformentioned reality check for the many fanboys of the world (ourselves not omitted from this statement) came here.
Will you do new material?
Is this a once and once only kind of deal?
BN: I’m pretty sure that’s the case."
So there's that. Glass half full... at least there won't be any complaints for a rushing through of the old stuff? (Via: Daily Swarm via The Quietus)