Ian Paice + DMX?
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Rapperen DMX gikk bort 9. april i år, og samme dag som han gikk bort ble singelen "X Moves" sluppet. Og medvirkende på singelen? Ingen ringere enn bassist Bootsy Collins (Parliament/Funkadelic), gitarist Steve Howe (Yes) – og trommis Ian Paice (Deep Purple). Paice hadde følgende å si om samarbeidet:
"It's true, hip-hop and rap is not a genre of music that I have any great love for. Then again, it is not targeted at me. Why should I understand it? There's lots of sorts of music I don't really have an affinity with, and that's okay; we all like different stuff. And over the years, I've played different styles of music — I've played with orchestras, I've played with jazz guys, I've played with big bands, I've done novelty records. It's not unusual for me to step outside my normal sphere of rock music; this is just another instance where I've done it."
Paice forteller: "When I do these things, I don't think for one minute that I can do it as well as the people who do it all the time. … I do it the best I can, but I know, compared to the guys who do it day in and day out, it's a different thing; they will always have the advantage, 'cause they do it all the time. And it doesn't matter what sort of music you play; that's just the way it is."
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