Great Escape 2012 Video Interview: The Crookes at Brighton Komedia

By on Tuesday, 22nd May 2012 at 11:00 am

The Crookes were a last minute addition to this year’s Great Escape playing shortly after 12 noon at the Hope on the Saturday (12 May) as part of a showcase put on by the Orchard. I was able to corner the band shortly after their set for a candid chat in the coffee bar at Brighton Komedia to ask them about the inspiration for new single ‘American Girls’ (come now, being American and a girl, I had to ask!), their PledgeMusic campaign for upcoming sophomore album ‘Hold Fast’ and various other bits and bobs. Watch the interview below.


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