Band speak to NME about getting to grips with rap tune
Speaking to NME after their set, singer Benji Webbe said that the reasons the band decided to get to grips with the rapper’s song weren’t complicated. “Our bass player Dan [Pugsley] is really into dance music and he knows I’m a dancehall singer and we dancehall singers, we just sing over fucking anything,” he said. “We did it because we think a lot of kids are really going to dig the Tinie Tempah thing.”
Asked if he’d liked to collaborate with a hip hop artist formally, he said: “We’ve had Jacoby from Papa Roach on our last record, but I’d love to do something with A Tribe Called Quest, I think that’d be really great.”
The band played a 10-song Main Stage show to a packed crowd at the Donington event, with their set including two songs from their new album ‘Union Black’, which was released in April.
‘Stand For Something’
‘Roots Rock Riot’
‘Trouble’/’Sad But True’
‘Destroy The Dancefloor’
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