Four years since they released last album Respect, Dublin Junk pop trio Squarehead insist they’re the same as they’ve always been – minus the hurry. The band’s frontman Roy Duffy put it this way: “I’d say the only way in which we’ve changed is that we take it a little easier on ourselves and don’t push…
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“It was Adam Ant himself who contacted me in September 2010 and asked if I would consider recording Kings of The Wild Frontier in my own electronic style. He said he was a fan of my music and it would be interesting to see my take on his album. Of course I was gobsmacked and accepted.”
“The luxury you have of being an artist is you can actually talk about that stuff, and deal with it. It’s not something I think about all the time, but it’s brilliant to be able to just take it away and write about it and play it; when you play it, you deal with the emotions and you can get on with the rest of your life.”
“the more you give life a go the more you realise there ain’t nothing free. So you work hard, put your heart and soul into it and hope something will grow from that. If not, I’ll still be fifty years of age, still playing music, still recording my own stuff so I’m not really too stressed.”