Reading 1994


“In ’93 or ’94, Michael had done a ‘band-by-band’ run down of “what to expect at Reading” for Kerrang!, but some of his more rambunctious comments were taken quite badly. The Butthole Surfers directed many onstage profanities our way. Soon every tom, dick and indie harry was demanding who the f**k I was. When they realised the fault lay not with the over-weight, unfashionable one but rather the fresh-faced handsome one, their revenge was left unsatisfied. Still, we had a great gig and I ended up having a drink with Jeff Buckley, who was lovely.”

Andy Cairns of THERAPY? on the band’s Reading Festival experience.

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