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Appetite for Distortion - Dave Pirner talks new Soul Asylum, Prince, and Jay & Silent Bob | Ep. 125

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Taking a break from the studio to talk to us is Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner. We discuss his upcoming lyric book, new Soul Asylum album, working with director Kevin Smith, encounters with Prince, friendship with Tommy Stinson, opening for GNR, Runaway Train being used in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and much more!

Special co-host for this episode is AFD Show listener Divya from India. She embraces the opportunity and asks Dave some great questions!

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Nice, Pirner is one of my favourite songwriters! Soul Asylum deserves a lot more credit, they were paving the way for all those alternative rock bands in the late 80's and early 90's yet most people only know them by ''Runaway Train''.

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Thanks Brando for the interview. Dave is such a humble nice guy who comes across extremely genuine. He is one of the great song writers of our time.  

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Listened to the interview.  Fantastic job Brando.  Pirner sounds like an awesome guy.  I love the "low expectations" advice :lol:

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And kudos to Divya as well, she asked some really good questions. I always loved the lyrics to The Sun Maid.

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21 hours ago, Gambit83 said:

Taking a break from the studio to talk to us is Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner. We discuss his upcoming lyric book, new Soul Asylum album, working with director Kevin Smith, encounters with Prince, friendship with Tommy Stinson, opening for GNR, Runaway Train being used in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and much more!

Special co-host for this episode is AFD Show listener Divya from India. She embraces the opportunity and asks Dave some great questions!

iHeartRadio --> https://ihr.fm/2wNF06o
Spreaker --> https://bit.ly/2Zd2CNY
SoundCloud --> https://bit.ly/2ICHkT9
Stitcher --> https://bit.ly/2HnXGhC
Google Play --> https://bit.ly/2F3c5zX

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Wtf!! What is about this t-shirt about Tommy Stinson❓

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1 minute ago, Ratam said:

Wtf!! What is about this t-shirt about Tommy Stinson❓

It's a joke. They're friends.

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Tommy joined Soul Asylum because Karl Mueller, the bassplayer, died of cancer and he wanted the band to continue after he was gone and Tommy to take his place. They are from the same city, grew up together basically. So Tommy ended up playing on two Soul Asylum records and touring with them for several years.

This is from one of the first gigs with Tommy, you can see Tommy making funny faces at Pirner to help him deal with playing for the first time without Karl, which was really hard for them obviously, they had been a band since the early 80's.

 

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