We recently had a chance
to sit down with Chris Edwards, bassist of Kasabian, THE band
that is breaking big. If you turn on your Modern Rock Radio, most
likely you are going to be hearing Kasabian very soon. We got
to talk to Chris before their sold out show at the Paradise in
a Listen* as we talk about about their new CD Kasabian,
trading music online, Coldplay, and the rebirth of the live show..*Windows
Media Player 9 is needed to listen to this interview.
You guys have been on the road nonstop since touring the US earlier
this year with The Music. How has it been going?
Is it important for you to break America and be big over here
Have you seen a big difference in radio support from the US and
Some fans have been turned off by your confidence, but isn't that
what you want in a band?
You are touring later this year with Oasis, how is that going
You recently played at the Coachella Festival, how was that?
You have a lot of different elements on your cd. Was it difficult
to translate that into your live show?
Now the director of the "Club Foot" video dedicated
it to Jan Palach without your knowledge. Did you have a problem
are some of the artists you are listening to now?
fan is able to find some of your life shows available for download
if they look in the right spots. Does that bother you? Do you
see downloading in general as a problem?
lot of the more processed artists are falling off the radar, but
has brought about the rebirth of the live show. Are music fans
thing that jumps out about the record is with every listen, you
hear different things popping out. How important was that?
you have been getting radio support, you are starting to hear
more bands like Kasabian on the radio, the bands that have that
big beat to their rock.
thing that jumps out about the CD and hearing you talking about
it, it seems you are really happy with how it turned out. Was
it the CD that you thought it would be?
I want to thank Chris and the guys of Kasabian for taking the
time to talk with me. It was great getting a chance to chat before
the show and they really blow you away live, having seen them
twice already this year, definitly looking forward to the next
time. Keep your eye up for when they come to your town.
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