Quote: "I'd like to apologise to the hippies for being considered someone who can speak on their behalf; I don't wear patchouli, and I smell too good to be a hippie." Devendra Banhart is tied of his folk-hippie label.
Quote: "People are always giving me weed after shows, and I don't want to let them down." Devendra Banhart insists he isn't the pothead he's portrayed as.
Fact: Cult singer-songwriter Devendra Banhart's new album, What Will We Be, features a ballad sung in the language of California's Pit River Indians.
Quote: "I wake up every morning and long for 'Alien transmission received'." Rocker Devendra Banhart dreams of making contact with species on other planets.
Fact: Folk rocker Devendra Banhart performed a five-song set aboard a boat sailing along the River Thames in England on Sunday (26Aug07). The quirky show took place before Banhart entertained the crowds at the Reading Festival.
Quote: "We're working on some weird stuff inspired by the tropicalista movement in Brazil, Caetano Veloso, Os Mutantes. That whole movement is really special to us because it is about embracing where you are from but also being open to other cultures and other things." Folk rocker Devendra Banhart plans on taking his music in a new direction on his next album.