Groove Armada Back To Basics

Groove Armada couldn't wait to get back to basics.

The dance duo were keen to start performing in warehouses and car parks, to show they still had the energy in them, after enjoying years of more glamorous gigs including Glastonbury and Lovebox.

Talking about their UK warehouse tour last year, band member Andy Cato said: "It was basically saying, 'OK we're going to swap some of the biggest stages in the world for warehouses.' Go right back to basics and just start again.

"It's refreshing, it's an exciting thing to do. If you're scared of that, you end up hiding behind your main stage heritage.

"The one way to find out whether you've got substance or not is to perform in a car park."

Although they enjoyed playing on the Other Stage at 2008's Glastonbury, the duo admitted they had to scale down their shows after that.

Tom Findlay said: "The Glastonbury gig was this amazing peak and everything else after that felt a little bit like excess. We'd vamped the show up to such a degree it just got too ridiculous. We just needed to bring it down."


Contactmusic

Tags: Groove Armada - Back to Basics


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Kiefer Sutherland Issues Professional Response To Freddie Prinze Jr.'s "Unprofessional" Criticism

The 47 year-old actor only had fond memories of working with Prinze Jr...

Kiefer Sutherland Issues Professional Response To Freddie Prinze Jr.'s

Jessie J's New Single "Bang Bang" Is A Summer Playlist Staple

Ariana Grande is checking off rap babes to collaborate with one by one...

Jessie J's New Single

Reason #23435 To Like Chris Pratt - "Guardians Of The Galaxy" Star Connects With Fans At Charity Screening

Chris Pratt may just be the best human – in Hollywood, anyway. The Guardians...

Reason #23435 To Like Chris Pratt -

Zayn Malik told to kill himself after controversial tweet

One Direction’s Zayn Malik has attracted enormous criticism on Twitter after simply...

Zayn Malik told to kill himself after controversial tweet

La Toya Jackson - Feels Like Love

La Toya Jackson is re-booting her showbiz career with a brand new music video for latest single...

La Toya Jackson - Feels Like Love Video
Advertisement

Quentin Tarantino Confirms That 'The Hateful Eight' Will Be Made For Big-Screen

Quentin Tarantino seems to have had a change of heart against the individuals...

 Quentin Tarantino Confirms That 'The Hateful Eight' Will Be Made For Big-Screen

Allegations of sexual harassment at Comic-Con

A group of young women from Philadelphia that founded a website titled...

Allegations of sexual harassment at Comic-Con

Ashton Kutcher And Mila Kunis Are Set To Tie The Knot Next Year

Excited fans first heard the news that former 'That 70's Show' co-stars...

Ashton Kutcher And Mila Kunis Are Set To Tie The Knot Next Year


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

Groove Armada Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Groove Armada

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All