JJ have had some pretty good moments for sure and at the time, they were the best things we’d done and we believed in them absolutely, but there is always still more to come, or you wouldn’t keep going…I’ve also recorded other great albums too that I believed in totally at the time… Stereodreamscene with Deckard being one.
Considering that doing this all again with JJ was a closed door for me until recently, everything we do from now on is gravy, all the way. Its just great to have the chance to keep doing this and that there is still love for the band making it all possible. We’re lucky fellas.
Get more involved behind the scenes and be more of a nuisance. Don’t leave all the decision making to others. They don’t always know best…
First Glastonbury and Reading gigs, first headline theatre tour, Town and Country shows, Barrowlands. Wembley Stadium (the old one) with INXS. The tour of Romania after the overthrow of Caucescu was something…Budokan in Tokyo, LA – The Roxy after we won our MTV award. We played this gig the same night – the place was mental as the audience had been watching the awards ceremony at the gig so when we went on stage the place erupted!!
JJ songs – Idiot Stare, Info Freako, They’re out there, Tongue Tied, Someone To Blame, Caricature, Chemical No 1, Motion,
Foo Fighters – The Pretender
Depeche Mode – Policy Of Truth
Led Zep – Physical Graffiti (Album)
ACDC – Anything up to ‘For those about to Rock’…
Blink 182 – All The Small things
Tenacious D – Tribute
Corb Lund – Cavalry Man
Prodigy – Breathe
Metallica – Sandman
U2 – Grace
Radiohead – OK Computer (album)
Yello – The Race
Mumford and sons – Lover of the light, Holland Road
Daft Punk – Da Funk
Terence Trent D’Arby – Neon Messiah
Abba – The Day Before You Came, Arrival
Beatles – take your pick
Chilli Peppers – Give it Away
Fun Lovin Criminals – Scooby Snacks
Coldplay – Fix You
Too many to list…..
ACDC still very much on my playlist – grew up with them and bad boy Phil Rudd was instrumental in me taking up the drums.
Was hoping to see them again this summer having seen them last year (and they were bloody great even without the great Malcolm Young) but now that Brian Johnson may not be doing it due to failing hearing, I’m not sure. Thats a step too far now… Saw Public Enemy with The Prodigy at Wembley in Dec 2015. What a gig!! Took my daughter and she loved it…passing the baton on
See previous answer….
Stayed in a DSS place in Manchester in 1989 sometime courtesy of our beloved tour manager of the day, ‘Gimpo’, trying to save money – remember checking in and there was dried blood on the sheets and locks on the doors. Lots of shouting and noisy kids in the night…And no room service – I mean, come on!!
I’ve never asked myself those questions? Should I have?
Questionable wardrobe? How rude! We were just told what to do in those days ha ha
I really do not now what the first record I bought was……so no.
It’s been a long, long process to get us back to the states, but it feels great to be planning shows there at last!Read More
First ever full release for this concert recorded in Chicago in 1990, and first time on vinyl, recorded just as Jesus Jones were breaking big in the US. It features blistering live versions of the hits “Right Here Right Now”, “Real Real Real”, “Move Mountains”, “Info Freako”, “Bring It Down” and “Never Enough”, and more. […]Read More
So, hopefully, you’ll have seen by now that we have reissued our Japanese-only compilation album “Scratched”, on vinyl, for the first time. It’s two pieces of heavyweight vinyl, marbled blue and yellow – so it matches the artwork. Speaking of artwork – we got the original designer Stylorouge to redo all of the design, and bring it up to date. It’s as faithful as we could have made it, to what came out in the 1990s. Totally chuffed with how it looks – and for those of you who have a copy – just look at it, it’s ace!Read More
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