[pullquote quote="It's inspired by my love of bands that look at the darkness of America."]This just in via the BBC. [lastfm]Gary Lightbody[/lastfm] of [lastfm]Snow Patrol[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Peter Buck[/lastfm] of [lastfm]R.E.M[/lastfm], along with [lastfm]She and Him[/lastfm]‘s [lastfm]Zooey Deschanel[/lastfm] have a new project called “[lastfm]Tired Pony[/lastfm]“. Drawing inspiration from American alt-country bands, Lightbody describes it as a ” twisted love letter to The United States. Read more.More information about this project from Mary Dixon.