David Bazan on NPR's All Things Considered
Pedro the Lion is known for its sometimes dreamy lyrics that take on internal conflict, often filled with religious angst.
Even as many of their songs tackled faith, the Seattle-based band, formed in 1995, quickly gathered a wide indie rock following.
A decade later, the band and its frontman David Bazan reached a tipping point — as Bazan questioned his religious beliefs, the band dissolved when he embarked on a solo career.
Fast forward to 2017: Bazan announced that he would start touring again with a group of musicians under the familiar name, Pedro the Lion.
Bazan spoke with NPR's Sarah McCammon about going back on tour and making new music under his old moniker.