Grant Lee Phillips Cannot Imagine Another Grant Lee Buffalo Album Ever - Noise11.com
Grant Lee Phillips

Grant Lee Phillips

Grant Lee Phillips Cannot Imagine Another Grant Lee Buffalo Album Ever

by Paul Cashmere on May 17, 2018

in News

Grant Lee Buffalo co-founder Grant Lee Phillips says he can’t ever imagine his former band would ever make another album.

Grant Lee Buffalo’s last album ‘Jubilee’ was in 1998 but the band reforms (infrequently) for the occasional tour. The last time they played was in 2015.

“I don’t anticipate another album,” Grant tells Noise11.com. “Opportunities come along for us to get together. Sometimes it is irresistible, sometimes it is difficult to full it off on the level we feel we need. A lot of it comes down to the sheer finances of it. The industry that we were birthed in is very different today. We aren’t with a label. We have to think about it differently to launch a full-scale tour. It is a serious undertaking just for me to go about iot as a solo artist but as a band you become much more reliant on other personnel to pull off a very basic show. It is a hard thing to get off the ground. It is much harder than people realise”.

The break-up in 1998 was a bad time for Grant. “It was a very difficult time,” he says. “There was a lot of time and energy invested in that. We had some years together even before we put that first record out. You ask yourself “what lies next?”. On one hand it seems like the road is wide open but there are certainly days when you feel out on a ledge. You can’t look down or you’ll fall off, like Buster Keaton. I wrote a song about it called ‘Don’t Look Down’. It felt like a very emotional severance”.

Grant Lee Phillips will perform the last of his Australian shows on his current tour in Newcastle and Brisbane.

17 May, 2018, Newcastle, The Wickham Park Hotel
19 May, 2018, Brisbane, Triffid Beer Garden (Afternoon gig)

http://www.grantleephillips.com/concerts

For news as it happens follow Noise11 on Facebook

Noise11.com

Listen to the Noise11 Music News channel now at iHeartRadio

Comments

comments

Related Posts

David Draiman of Disturbed photo by Tim Cashmere, music news, noise11.com
Disturbed Continue Evolution With New Song ‘Are You Ready’

Disturbed have downed tools on their next album. ‘Evolution’ will be the eighth Disturbed album. The first taste is the song ‘Are You Ready’.

13 hours ago
Motor Ace
Motor Ace To Reform For 20th Anniversary Shows

Melbourne’s Motor Ace will reform for shows to mark their 20th anniversary.

3 days ago
Kav Temperley
Kav Temperley Debuts His Debut Solo Song ‘Pollyanna’

Eskimo Joe’s Kav Temperley has released his first official solo song ‘Pollyanna’.

5 days ago
Frightened Rabbit
Frightened Rabbit Plan To Continue Working Creating Scores

The surviving members of Frightened Rabbit say they will continue working together but instead of touring, it will all be about scores.

August 11, 2018
Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato Cancels Everything On Her Schedule

Representatives for Demi Lovato have scrapped the remainder of the singer's world tour as she continues to recover from a suspected drug overdose.

August 10, 2018
Kanye West by Scott Marsh
Kanye West And Jimmy Kimmel Kiss and Make-up

Kanye West's feud with Jimmy Kimmel seems to be well and truly over, as the rapper has agreed to appear on his talk show on Thursday.

August 9, 2018
Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato Enters Rehab

Demi Lovato has entered an in-patient rehabilitation facility as part of her ongoing recovery from a suspected drug overdose.

August 7, 2018