Klaxons discuss NME cover shoot

Band were at risk of lion attacks

Klaxons have revealed that they were at risk of lions attacking during their recent photo shoot in the Californian desert for NME.

Speaking to NME.com, James Righton told how the band were taken to a ranch with CSS, and were educated on how to react to an approaching lion.

“Me and Jamie were quite drunk when the shoot occurred so our recollections are pretty misty. We got taken to this ranch and there was this big sign saying ‘Beware, lions may attack’. And a sign saying ‘If you come face to face with a lion, act like you’re not scared by it. And if there’s a small child by your side place them on your shoulders’.”

And Jamie Reynolds says that there was evidence all around them of possible danger:

“There were loads of paw prints in the sand. It was good to see CSS again we hadn’t seen them for a while so it was good meeting up again, it was a nice little reunion party.”

–By our New York staff.

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