While in the midst of a European tour frontman Zach Condon of Beirut did a phone interview with the New York Times. The interview covers a lot ground including Zach's admiration for Swedish singer Lykke Li and his distaste for men wearing sweatpants and flip-flops. Read whole interview HERE. Beirut's latest album The Rip Tide streets on August 30th. Pre-order CD/LP/Download HERE.