I work at racetracks, up on the roof with the TV camera guys. Between races we talk a bit.
Down in the Waikato B.O.P region a few of the team are pretty musical and a couple the crew play in bands. John Strange is one such camera operator and he’s a bit of a heavy metal legend in fact.
The other day, after the last race at Te Rapa, at 5.22 to be exact, John, James and I had a bit of a conversation about how we were going to spend a Saturday evening.
I said I would probably go home and write another song for my next album (tentatively titled Featherston Street).
John looked at me in that heavy metal look and said ‘not another a love song?’
I said it might be.
“The last thing this world needs is another fu$#ing love song’ he said.
My initial reply was “That’s going to be the title”
Here is my full reply…