IT’S 1964 AND, IT IS SUNG, “THE BEST PART OF BREAKING UP IS THE MAKING UP”… IT’S 2015 AND THE FIVE DECADES SINCE THE RONETTES’ CLASSIC SINGLE HAVE BEEN LITTERED WITH CAREER-BEST OPEN-CHESTED ALBUMS BY BOB DYLAN, FLEETWOOD MAC, RICHARD AND LINDA THOMPSON AND EVEN PHIL COLLINS – SUGGESTING THAT THE BEST PART OF BREAKING UP IS NOT ALWAYS THE MAKING UP, BUT THE ART ARISING FROM THE CHAOS.
Hurt and humbled, driftin’, drunk and off-the-rails, back on-track, philosophical, flirty and eventually reconciled to circumstance, Andy White’s 2014 album HOW THINGS ARE concerned the end of his 15-year marriage. It answered the perennial “… how are things?” with every possible permutation of either “pissed off” or “pressing on”. In a new edition of The Mouthcast – with old pal White speaking from Melbourne ahead of a UK tour – we discuss HOW THINGS ARE in 2015…
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