High Five With Paul Sprangers (Free Energy)
Former locals Free Energy will be playing at the 400 Bar on 11/18. Their excellent debut record Stuck On Nothing is available now.
1. If you were going on a cross country road trip and could bring a long any three people in the world, who would they be and why?
Will Ferrell- Seems like the nicest, funniest dude ever
Danny Mcbride- Funniest dude ever
Christina Ricci – She’s a babe. Probably nice and funny too.
2. What is one album that you feel has changed your life and how?
Pavement – Wowee Zowee – “we got the money, we got the money, we got the money noowwwwww.” In my mind, in high school, Pavement was the coolest band ever, and you could listen to that album forever.
3. Who is a band that you feel should get more recognition that they do, and why?
Papas Fritas, a brilliant pop/rock band in the 90s. They had a song “Hey Hey You Say” that was an instant classic. They wrote giant pop hooks and had good boy/girl singing and harmonies. They will get their due someday though.
4. What is your favorite live music memory (performing or attending)?
Playing in my first band “the renegades” with my friends Scott and Alex and just feeling my mind shut off and being completely electrified with excitement.
5. Finish this sentence: “Minneapolis is a great place to…
relax, have a few laughs, and enjoy the riiiiiiiiiide.
Free Energy: Myspace