UFO Drummer: ‘There’s Something To Be Said For Playing Small Intimate Clubs’

Patrick Prince of Powerline recently conducted an interview with drummer Andy Parker of British hard rock legends UFO. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below.
On UFO‘s new album, “Seven Deadly”:

Andy: “I’m real happy with the mix as such because I haven’t been totally happy with the last couple [of albums], drum-wise. Which is a bit selfish of me, but you obviously got to start with your own stuff and I felt that the last couple, the drums were a bit buried — but I really like the mix. We discussed this long and hard before I left the studio this time and I think he [Tommy Newton] actually came up with something that I like a bit better. It’s more representative of me or how I would like to sound.”

“There’s some good stuff on there. It still has that blues kind of tone that we’re going through right now, which the band has kind of been in since I came back in ’05. I noticed that it had gone more from rock into the blues thing. And, to me, this whole blues thing, where it was at when I came back, it’s kind of where it was at when I…

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