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Zachary Alford on working with Bowie

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on February 02, 2013

“I like the beat of your drum”

Drummer Zachary Alford has been speaking with Rolling Stone magazine’s Andy Greene about working with David Bowie for the first time since the late nineties.

Here’s an excerpt.

RS: Do you know any of the songs titles?

ZA: They've changed. The only ones that have remained from my initial days are "The Stars (Are Out Tonight) and . . . is there one called "Ya Ya?"

RS: I don't think so. How many songs total did you work on?

ZA: Twenty-four.

RS: There's only 17 on the album when you count the bonus tracks. Do you think the others will come out eventually? Maybe another album?

ZA: Yeah, I would think so. There's plenty of stuff there. One of the songs we worked on was a leftover from Lodger. I think it was called "Born in a UFO" when we worked on it, but I didn't see that title on the record. Maybe he changed it. I don't know.

Check out the full thing over at RollingStone.com

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    2 February 2013
    Zachary Alford on working with Bowie

    “I like the beat of your drum”

    Drummer Zachary Alford has been speaking with Rolling Stone magazine’s Andy Greene about working with David Bowie for the first time since the late nineties.

    Here’s an excerpt.

    RS: Do you know any of the songs titles?

    ZA: They've changed. The only ones that have remained from my initial days are "The Stars (Are Out Tonight) and . . . is there one called "Ya Ya?"

    RS: I don't think so. How many songs total did you work on?

    ZA: Twenty-four.

    RS: There's only 17 on the album when you count the bonus tracks. Do you think the others will come out eventually? Maybe another album?

    ZA: Yeah, I would think so. There's plenty of stuff there. One of the songs we worked on was a leftover from Lodger. I think it was called "Born in a UFO" when we worked on it, but I didn't see that title on the record. Maybe he changed it. I don't know.

    Check out the full thing over at RollingStone.com