These days, as during Polvo’s first run, Bowie has little interest in the notions of legacy or Importance. But he allows that the band did surpass its own modest goals. “We just wanted to put out a record and open for some bands we liked. And get played on the local radio station. I think that was really it. So we’ve gotten a lot more out of this than we could have expected. For a band that never had much of a plan, I’d say we somehow managed to overachieve.”

POLVO + BIRDS OF AVALON | Middle East downstairs, 480 Mass Ave, Cambridge | June 20 | $14 | 617.864.EAST or www.mideastclub.com

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