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Broken Bells feeling a sense of liberation with 'After the Disco'
Broken Bells feeling a sense of liberation with 'After the Disco'

Danger Mouse had his heart set on a glimpse of Jupiter. On a recent evening, the sonic mastermind of L.A.'s Broken Bells was standing in line at the Griffith Observatory, waiting to peer through the giant Zeiss telescope there. As closing time approached, though, an attendant announced that anyone still outside the telescope dome wasn't likely to get the chance that night. Danger Mouse didn't budge. The vast expanse of outer space — specifically as viewed from the observatory — served as an important source of inspiration for the new Broken Bells album, "After the Disco." Released Tuesday, when it zoomed quickly to No. 1 on iTunes, the disc is the...

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