Andrew's Not Beating Around The Fucking Bush In New UK Interviews

Time flies when you're having fun and Andrew's been doing just that for over a decade ago. While on the UK leg of his "I Get Wet" Anniversary tour, Andrew spoke with Dots & Dashes and Stereoboard about his current tour, guardian angels, destiny, feelings of joy, new material, and of course, partying hard! Enjoy excerpts below and continue reading Dots & Dashes here. and Stereoboard here.

Dots: Speaking of individuals, many would have hangups or issues with being the centre of attention or indeed to even set foot onstage. Do you feel that there's a certain level that you have to perform to both on and off stage?

Andrew W.K.: That's an excellent question; an absolutely great question. When you're performing onstage, it's a culmination of an ego boost, right? Like you're saying: the spotlight; the glory. Folks have come out to see you and to see you present either something that you've created or something that you've been involved in. You know, some folks don't write their own songs but you're there to see them perform these songs. But at the same time it's humiliating. It's crushing; it's completely embarrassing: it's the combo of ego boost and ego death. And everybody should get to go through that in some form or another. But the thing is everybody is: you're performing right now. You chose how to present yourself; you're acting as yourself. The person reading this... or listening... Wait - is this... uh...

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Stereoboard: What should fans expect from the rest of 2012?

Andrew W.K.: That I will do my very, very best to live up to the Andrew W.K. promise. That I will do my very best to live up to the party hard sensibility. That I will do my very best t give everything I have to do this and everything else that we’ve agreed to do. I trust everyone else will as well. We have a very short time here on this version of being alive, this reality, on this earth, and anybody who scoffs at that or says that’s a silly thing – I’ll see you on the other side.

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This news item was posted on: April 16, 2012