In which the Nuge compares himself to Bruno Mars, discusses Zumba, and talks about his liberal sense of tolerance. Oh, and his love for Tom Morello.
During our conversation, he discussed his knack for choosing great covers — including “New York Groove” — his new album, his fiancée, his sobriety and his recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
This installment is taken from a 1979 interview with Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey of the Who. This Minimation was created for Radio.com by Max Werkmeister.
He also discusses his new band, the Last Internationale.
“The whole idea of a leader is weird,” Carl Newman said. “Sometimes I think, ‘Oh no, I’m not the leader. We don’t have a leader.’ And then sometimes I think, ‘Yeah, I’m the leader. And I’m not very good at it, I should be better.”
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