If I had to guess, I would say that there was one band that was not particularly excited to ring in the New Year. That would be French electro-rockers Phoenix. Not that the band didn’t have a lot to celebrate, but when you have a year like they did you want to ride it out as long as possible. To say that 2009 was a “good” year for Phoenix would be an epic understatement. Phoenix didn’t just have a “good” year, they had the sort of breakout many bands spend their entire careers trying to have, only to find their failed every December 31. Phoenix went from total unknowns to undeniable... More >>>