Exile on Fry Street

Slobberbone is still a little bit country and a lot rock and roll

"I know it's something [radio airplay] that the label really craves, and it's something that seems cool sometimes to us, but it creates this kind of thing where you gain a lot more people coming to shows in a shorter period of time," Best says. "It's distracting, especially for a band like us that's spent the past four or five years slowly building an audience.

"It's kind of the same thing with the whole alternative country thing taking off, because it brings in...Suddenly, you have people coming to see you who wouldn't normally have naturally found you," he continues. "I think at some point you risk alienating the people who have been coming to see you for a long time. It can undermine you. That's why I can see the next album maybe being influenced by a notion to steer away from being easily accepted on that level."

"Nothing but Brutal Juice covers," Lane adds.
Best laughs, but also appears to be considering Lane's suggestion.
"I don't know," he says. "We'll see.

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