02:17 PM on 04/19/12
I'll help with compiling answers. I'll continue to edit this post. I'm going to only post ones that regard the band or music, in general. Too many, "Are you guys coming to Italy?" questions
Q: Which song do you never get tired of playing live
A: The Backseat, Great Expectations
Q: What's your favorite Fat Sandwich? We love the Fat Darrell.
A: The fat benny! Named after Benny!
Q: whats the first band you ever saw live?
A: Depeche Mode
Q: How many songs on the new album?
(Really surprised he answered that)
Q: How long will the Bamboozle set be?
A: Little old, little new
(So, we can expect a couple new songs by then)
Q: Rolling Stones or The Beatles?
Q: Apart from Bruce, who was (were) your biggest inspiration(s) in music? And is Dublin on your list of tour dates???
A: Probably Bob Dylan, Hot Water music, Sam Cooke, and The Souls.
Q: what makes a bad day better? #askbrian
A: music and driving
Q: has smoking impacted your vocals?
A: its the worst. i want to quit this year
Q: what are some of your favourite books? #askbrian
A: anything nick hornby
Q: what's your opinion on bruce's "wrecking ball"? #askbrian
A: I like it. Seems different, very cool that he still tries new sounds.
Q: What album/band/musician made you want to be a musician? #askbrian
A: The Clash
Q: are you democract or republican?
A: Neither, I am a Patriot
Q: when playing live do you plan out which song you're going to sing during Angry Johnny.. or do you just improvise? #askbrian
A: just off the cuff, whatever comes to mind
Q: is there any significance behind the name Maria or do you just like the way it sounds?
A: there was a girl I knew in High School, and it sounds like a great girl.
Q: Is your voice naturally ragged?
A: I push it to be honest
Q: How did you all meet
A: Jay Small
Q: Favorite Hot Water Music song?
A: Better Sense
Q: I'll punch anyone who talks bad bout gaslight? Would u back me up in a fight? #askbrian
A: I'll try to talk it out with you
Ok, he's got the caps lock on
Q: are all the girls mentioned in here's lookin at you kid real?
A: UNFORTUNATELY FOR ME YES!
Q: Which song are you the proudest of ? #askbrian
A: The '59 Sound