Graham Nash has contradicted claims by his CSN band mate, Stephen Stills, that the trio would record again. In an interview last month with www.musicradar.com, Stills explained that the sessions the band had been working on with producer Rick Rubin had ground to a halt, and then claimed: "We won't make another album."

Graham Nash has contradicted claims by his CSN band mate, Stephen Stills, that the trio would record again.

In an interview last month with www.musicradar.com, Stills explained that the sessions the band had been working on with producer Rick Rubin had ground to a halt, and then claimed: “We won’t make another album.”

Speaking to the same site, Graham Nash said: “Two things are happening. One: Stephen doesn’t know the big picture. And two: Stephen is very deaf. He may have misheard you, or he may have been answering the question he thought you asked. Crosby, Stills & Nash will do another record. We’re right in the middle of one, Songs We Wish We’d Written. We started that process with Rick Rubin. It didn’t work out, but the idea is still a brilliant one.”

Nash went on to explain exactly why the band had called time on the sessions with Rubin: “After almost 50 years of making records, we think we know what we’re doing, so it’s very hard to tell Crosby, Stills & Nash what to do. You can suggest anything you want, but you can’t tell us what to do. We were recording at Shangri La in Malibu and… it was not a great experience. First of all, he pissed off David Crosby. David said that we wanted to do ‘Blackbird’ and another Beatles song. Rick said, ‘There will only be one Beatles song.’ Crosby said to him, ‘There’ll only be one Beatles song if we decide there will be one Beatles song.’ You know, like, ‘Who the fuck are you to tell me…’ From the start, it was irritable.”

CSN are to release a live DVD/Blu-ray, CSN 2012, soon.

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