Robert Plant: “I’m the sorcerer’s apprentice, waving my enthusiasm around…”

Robert Plant explains the writing and recording process for his new album, lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar, in the new issue of Uncut, dated October 2014 and out now.

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Robert Plant explains the writing and recording process for his new album, lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar, in the new issue of Uncut, dated October 2014 and out now.

The singer discusses the record, his need to “believe in” his albums and his current band, the Sensational Space Shifters.

“We as musicians,” says Plant, “at this point in time and hopefully for a good time to come, have a partnership that brings in a lot of creativity from all sides.

“That allows me to be the sorcerer’s apprentice in a way, waving my enthusiasm around, if you’ll excuse the pun, and just melding it. It’s like running around with a soldering iron, bringing this, that, there… Let’s try and nuance that into…”

The new issue of Uncut is out now.


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