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Nick Mason and his Saucerful Of Secrets: "We bring imperfection" Print E-mail
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Thursday, 09 August 2018
Nick Mason in Billboard, August 2018

US music publication Billboard shares an illuminating interview with Nick Mason, talking about his new Saucerful Of Secrets band and tour. The piece explains some of the background to the project, including its origins in a suggestion from guitarist Lee Harris, and also reveals some of the thoughts behind the band's name, and material performed.

Nick said: "[The band name is] a quick way of explaining to people what we're doing. What I didn't want to get caught up in were a lot of people going, 'Well, why don't you play "Comfortably Numb"?' or 'Why don't you do something from The Wall?' I think the name itself indicates where we are and what we're doing."

The positive reaction to the recent quartet of shows in London seemed to catch Nick by surprise, with the audience as enthusiastic as the band members regarding the songs, and the approach to them. "I think we found a niche for ourselves, which is to do something that is not being done by everyone else, by the tribute bands or by Roger or David. It's a real return to some of the improvised sections and the atmosphere of the songs. The tendency in this day and age is to try and recreate things perfectly. We bring imperfection."

To read the entire article, visit Billboard's website.

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