FOR their third album Brighton duo Royal Blood "brought the tour bus party to the record" changing their heavy rock to a more groove and disco-influenced sound. But for singer and bassist ro it also marked the realisation that his own partying had to stop. He had to kick the alcohol and drugs that were taking over his life. Explaining how he chose his music instead of them, he says: "Two years ago, I had a moment of clarity, where I realised that to make this third album the best we've ever made meant it was one or the other. “And that was a big enough wake-up call for me to change the way I was living. "I was on something that was sinking and it was only getting worse. At what point do I jump off and save myself? "I just saw into the future and knew I was going to do this now, rather than in six years when I was broken and hadn't got anything left. I was slowly killing myself. "I couldn't eat McDonald's if I wanted a six-pack. I couldn't have both and so I decided to stop." And on the subject of six-packs, Kerr… Read full this story
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