November 12, 2015

Interview: Bruce McCulloch reflects on his debut album, Shame-Based Man

Rhino talked to Bruce about the upcoming digital re-release of his 1995 debut album:


Rhino: So what were the origins of Shame-Based Man? Was it a case where you’d always wanted to record an album and suddenly had the opportunity?

Bruce McCulloch: I think it was some version of that. You know, when I did a couple of songs when we were super hot, people really wanted to put out “Daves I Know” and stuff, and I was, like, “No! No, I’m not fucking doing that, man!” [Laughs.] Because I was young and stupid! And then someone approached me – Tim Sommer, who was at Atlantic at the time and who worked with Hootie and the Blowfish – and said, “Do you want to do a record?” And I was, like, “Yeah! I want to do a record!” Because, of course, growing up on records and not TV, it felt more important to me in some ways than doing my television series!

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