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In an interview with the Independent Weekly's music blog, Scan, the band talks at length about its major-label debut.

The Avett Brothers: "Our best-executed piece, without a question" 

Click for larger image • June 2008: Seth Avett, center, waits backstage with his bandmates, from left, Joe Kwon, Bob Crawford and his brother, Scott.

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Click for larger image • June 2008: Seth Avett, center, waits backstage with his bandmates, from left, Joe Kwon, Bob Crawford and his brother, Scott.

In an interview published today by the Independent Weekly's music blog, Scan, Concord, N.C.'s The Avett Brothers reveal new details about their upcoming major label debut, I and Love and You, due on American Recordings in August. Produced by Rick Rubin, the album is "a more refined, complex record," Scott Avett says, sitting on a tour bus before the band's primetime gig at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, last month. "It will come across very easily as our best-executed piece, without a question. I think some people will have trouble with that, but we never wanted to be out of tune," says Seth Avett.

For the complete text of the interview, including the names of several guests and song titles, visit Scan.

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