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Originally published in the Irish Sun on August 3.
“We’ve been going almost 20 years now. Somebody told me that recently and I was quite shocked,” says Feeder frontman Grant Nicholas ahead of the Welsh rockers’ twin dates in Dublin and Cork this weekend.
“People talk about the whole grunge scene, but we were doing that even what that whole scene started, but we were just on the wrong side of the water. That exploded into such a big thing. That kind of sound – which for me is a mixture of punk rock, 70s rock and pop music – is what I hear when I hear that ‘90s music and our own band as well.
“That’s the kind of music that I like and that influenced the band and myself when we were growing up. I think we have moved on, tried different things and tried to make each record different in its own way. I think where we’re at now feels comfortable, and I don’t mean that in a lazy way. It just feels like the sort of music we should be making after the history we’ve had.”