From previous interviews, it’s probably okay to infer that Kele Okereke isn’t comfortable discussing himself. He seems much more at home talking about his music. Which is fine; he’s obviously a person that likes privacy, something that we’re all entitled to. Of course, every now and then, some journalist feels it necessary to pry; such is the case with Okereke’s latest interview with the San Fransisco Chronicle. Rather short, the interview is filled with inane questions such as this:
Q: OK. Let’s talk about vampires. On “Song for Clay (Disappear Here)
you sing, “East London is a vampire/ It sucks the joy right out of me.” Where does your fascination come from?
A: I don’t think there is a particular fascination. The imagery lends
itself to the analogy that I was making in that song.
Sound painful? That’s not even the worst of it. Check out the full article in all it’s awkward glory here.
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