30 Seconds With Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra
Having seen Better Than Ezra live, we can tell you that no band in all of America is enjoying their career more. Seriously, they are like the happiest people on the planet. We sat down with Kevin Griffin, who we will always love for singing "The Killer Inside" to see what we could learn about him in 30 seconds.
Kevin Griffin: "Cotton Eyed Joe" by Swedish Techno/Folk/Bluegrass band, Rednex. Need I say more?
RO: Nope, that is indeed a crap song. What is the best lyric in the world?
KG: "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) by John Lennon.
RO: Someone throws a beer bottle at you onstage. What do you do?
KG: Play "Cotton Eyed Joe."
RO: Without worrying about space, time, or the laws of physics, what would be the ultimate gig to play?
KG: House band on the Titanic... captive audience.
RO: What would you buy with a million dollars?
KG: Google stock.
RO: What would you buy with your last dollar?
KG: A calling card.
RO: If you could canonize another musician who would it be and of what would they be the patron saint?
KG: Morrisey, "The Patron Saint of Melancholy."
RO: What will be written on the plaque beneath the giant statue future generations erect in your honor?
KG: Better Than Ezra, "Their Music Cured Cancer."
Better Than Ezra plays tonight at House of Blues with Dash Rip Rock.