Singer explains that a little bit of distance smooths the creative process
[b]Elbow[/b]’s [b]Guy Garvey[/b] has declared that producing [b]I Am Kloot[/b]’s latest album was more satisfying then his own work.
Speaking in this week’s [b]NME[/b], [b]Uncut’s[/b] sister publication which is on UK newsstands now, the singer said that his and bandmate [b]Craig Potter[/b]’s work with [b]John Bramwell[/b] and co on [b]’Sky At Night'[/b] was in many ways more enjoyable than his work with [b]Elbow[/b].
“It’s a lot more satisfying,” declared [b]Garvey[/b]. “John gives a lot of himself lyrically and I do to a degree… not as much as [b]John[/b] I don’t think.”
[b]Garvey[/b] explained that the satisfaction came from not being so close to the material.
“There’s a real anxiety about performing things that have happened to you. You don’t have that personal anxiety when it’s someone else’s songs,” he said. “It’s enormously statisfying. It’s like being in a really cool club.”
Read the full interview with [b]I Am Kloot[/b] and [b]Guy Garvey[/b] in the latest issue of [b]NME[/b], out now.
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