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Fan Fave Surprise?

July 12th, 2019

Katy, Has the band ever been surprised by the songs that have turned into fan favourites? (say, for example, songs like “New Religion” or “Salt in the Rainbow”). Cheers, Sian C.

“What is interesting is how different songs have become more popular in different countries or even different cities. I think most things from the RIO album are easy to understand because enough of our audience are familiar with those tracks. But sometimes, when we try to play slightly more obscure album tracks, it is hard to make them work because, of course, the majority of our audience would still prefer hear songs which they are more familiar with. We always try to strike a balance. “New Reigion” and “Friends of Mine” made a recent return on the last shows we played in America… The Band”