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We are playing a couple of new songs but in a way we are obviously playing songs that define us and people want to hear." He apologised for his voice sounding a bit husky down to the 'long sets', including a big Bruce Springsteen cover; the yawning was due to the late night travelling between gigs and then staying up watching documentaries!
These celebratory shows are very much about pleasing fans rather than trying to plug new material: "We have a new album pretty much finished but we won't play anything from that; people pay to hear songs they know. When you play them on stage you get a kick out of it". There's never been a time that we thought the band would end so I can't say I'm surprised. We believe in what we are doing and I've never doubted we deserve to be where ever we are .
Was he surprised to be celebrating this ten year milestone? For whatever reason we've had a tough ride but we never thought it would end.
I do think it's so cool, so old school to be doing the 'Best Of' . You go out and talk to people and it feel like you are celebrating it with them; they are talking about our songs reminding them of when they were at uni or when they fell out with their girlfriend or when someone died and that's better than having a Brit Award : it's an awesome feeling to feel you are part of their lives." So has it been a particularly bumpy ride for the Kooks?
For their romantic date, Mischa and Luke, 23, checked out the Porthole Comedy Club at the Good Ship Inn in Kilburn.
"It's been really, really, really good for so many reasons.When the first album came out and we were just getting big our bass player Max (Rafferty) had a big problem with drugs.I was walking down the street and saw my 1937 vintage Dobro guitar was for sale in the window of Cash Converters. "It was weird because he wasn't that kind of guy and watching him change .way becoming famous smashed into your brain and the drugs, and seeing that happen to your best mate was frightening.Interview by Hilary Porter INDIE rockers The Kooks are celebrating a decade together with a 'Best of...' headline tour and album that includes classic singles, and fan favourites such as ‘Naive,’ ‘She Moves In Her Own Way,’ and ‘Bad Habit’ plus two brand new tracks, the lead single, ‘Be Who You Are’ and ‘Broken Vow.’ In a tour statement lead singer Luke Pritchard announced:"It's been the greatest pleasure to work, travel, fight, hate and love the best and most talented people I've met in my life.It's the greatest job in the world and we don't intend to stop any time soon." Now as the Brighton foursome look forward to playing Southampton 02 Guildhall on Thursday May 4, O2 Academy, Bournemouth on Saturday May 6 and the Isle of Wight Festival on Saturday June 10, Luke, 32, took time to talk to the Daily Echo about the band' s survival despite the rocky road that is rock n roll!