Impressed by watching Radiohead sound test in a small-town corridor earlier than they blew up, he and a good friend resolved to begin a band. They performed small golf equipment in London and Paris and lived a lifetime of excessive dichotomies.
After a gig with a Turkish singer in Pigalle throughout Paris Trend Week, he was elated. “It felt like precisely how the dream was alleged to be,” Barrie says. “However then I drove the band all the way in which house in a extremely crap Citroen Xantia and bought on a automobile ferry. And reversed right into a bollard in Paris and needed to do some insurance coverage claims.”
The shine did not final perpetually. “I bear in mind being 23 and I felt so outdated. As a result of in indie band phrases you have been already on a dying spiral.”
Barrie additionally weighs in on the time he disillusioned The Nationwide’s Matt Berninger and why drummer’s all the time have a lot baggage.