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Beastie Boys exclusive interview on Amazon.com

Discussion in 'News & PR' started by Marlat, Jun 3, 2004.

  1. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    From: Music Industry News Network

    Beastie Boys Talk Exclusively To Amazon.com About Their New Album And Debut Rare Concert Performances

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    Amazon.com today announced that in anticipation of the June 15 release of their long-awaited new album, "To The 5 Boroughs," Capitol Records recording artists, Beastie Boys, conducted an exclusive on-camera interview with Amazon.com music editor, Jason Verlinde. The interview and additional bonus material are available beginning today to music fans who pre-order the new album on Amazon.com.

    The exclusive, 10 minute Amazon.com interview was conducted in New York City at Beastie Boys' downtown New York studio several weeks ago. Beastie Boys -- alternately sarcastic and serious -- riff on topics ranging from September 11's impact on the album, to their tongue-in-cheek passion for sub sandwiches (with extra lettuce), to their feelings about the upcoming Presidential race. This rare interview, which is one of only a handful the band will conduct in support of the album, provides an opportunity to observe the bands' unique chemistry and ironic sense of humor.

    Fans who pre-order "To The 5 Boroughs" on Amazon.com beginning today will also be given immediate access, via video stream, to the music videos for "Ch-Check It Out" and two previously unavailable live concert performances--"Sure Shot" and "Super Disco Breakin"--recorded live in Glasgow, Scotland on the 1998-1999 "Hello Nasty" tour.

    "The Amazon.com Beastie Boys interview reflects the eclectic tone of the new album, which includes a diverse array of material from party songs to politically-themed tracks," said Jason Verlinde, Amazon.com senior music editor.

    Source: http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=67403