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Bernard Butler: “I decided I needed to stop making such dull music”

Bernard Butler: “I decided I needed to stop making such dull music”

Bernard Butler speaks to Uncut about his exciting new musical projects in the new issue of Uncut, dated December 2013 and out now.

The guitarist and producer explains that his new, improvisational group Trans are the result of an epiphany he had a couple of years ago.

“I broke my leg two years ago,” Butler tells Uncut, “and I decided within days that everything I was doing was rubbish and that I needed to stop making such dull music.”

As well as Trans, who recently released their “Red” EP, Butler is currently performing with Ben Watt – appearing live with the Everything But The Girl songwriter and on his upcoming solo album. Trans also features Jackie McKeown, guitarist and vocalist with Yummy Fur and the 1990s.

The new issue of Uncut (dated December 2013) is out now.

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