You don't want to spend much time in Germany or even France in the winter unless you're in the Alps (laughter). There is not enough support for the sciences and the arts in this country, that why we're starting to get behind. We're now copying Europe instead of being the leaders. The fans want you to play what they know and a little bit of what's new. “I think you can fall in love with anybody,” Clark says.“I don’t have anything to hide,” adding, “but I’d rather the emphasis be on music.”, I’ve selfishly hoped Annie would feel comfortable enough to give voice to her being LGBT-identified in some capacity and challenge the notions that successful rock musicians are most often straight (or perceived as such).I have only been hurt by women, my mother first of all.” Clark performed at the Tennessee Theater in Knoxville, Tennessee on May 31, where she climbed from the stage to the top speaker during one of her songs.However, Clark suffered a fall, bringing a speaker down with her and on top of a security guard working at the venue.From a young age, he had a strong interest in music.His parents say that he would constantly play his phonograph from age three and he learned how to play the harmonica at age five.
The couple met at Rhode Island School of Design in 1971 and a year later, they were dating. Anyway, I knew that Tina had a really good musical and artistic mind. We were still touring with the band sporadically over those 12 years. But we weren't making any new records for awhile. CF: I don't think there will ever be another "Genius of Love." You might say that was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The way it happened and how it's been used and sampled amazes me. I love the song "Downtown Rockers," but the song that I groove to the most is "Won't Give You Up." It's funky and sweet at the same time. We've never been the most prolific of artists, but we do like to take our time and get it to the point where we are satisfied and feel good about it. Even though some of our songs sound nothing like them, we were always thinking, "What would Booker T and the M. " Tell me about the album's title track, "Downtown Rockers."CF: People keep writing books and magazine articles about that era of Max's Kansas City and CBGBs. You're active on Facebook and engage with your fans, posting candid updates and photos. I realized that during the heyday of Talking Heads and the early days of Tom Tom Club, we unfortunately didn't really take a lot of pictures. It seemed like the Clash never left their apartments without having a photographer present. CF: It's really just one way of keeping a diary. She added: “It took me a long time to accept the idea [of being attracted to women], until I first fell in love with a girl at 20 and recognized that I had to accept it…Women are what completely inspire me, and they have also been my downfall. So, I thought she should not only be my girlfriend, but she should be in the band. She said, very logically, that won't work at all. Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club wouldn't have been what it was without Tina. I tend to like people that are generous and give other people the benefit of the doubt. We did it now because we felt in the mood to do it. TW: It was brilliant back in the day when you had the songwriters who wrote the songs and the singers who interpreted them and the great musicians who were the sessions players. It wasn't like this tossed salad the way a lot of music is today. A great example is "Green Onions" or "Dock of the Bay," which Steve Cropper wrote with Otis Redding and with Booker T and the M. It's really sparse and soulful and at times playful. So I thought I'd make up for lost time and started on Facebook about three years ago. It's a give and take thing that's quite nice. A lot of white girls don't have a sense of rhythm that fabulous. Tina Weymouth: I think the consensus is generosity. And also, the more you know him, the more you like him. The other thing was that nobody was really breaking down our door for a new Tom Tom Club album. Tina then took the songs and composed lyrics, sometimes with my help and sometimes alone. They were funky and swinging and they left a lot of space in between their parts so each part could be heard. I guess we were just staring out the window or something instead of taking pictures. The women musicians who are able to break through are often ten times more talented than their male counterparts, and once in a while they are given their due respect. Vincent’s five albums (four solo, one with David Byrne) have been both critically hailed and adored by music fans of all creeds. I don’t really identify as anything.” She points to her adopted home: “New York is where all the freaks from all the places converge.