They say necessity is the mother of invention, well heartbreak must be the mother of songwriting. Think about your favorite song…probably isn’t a cheesy happy tune is it?! Enter Anthony Kiedis and the end of his two year relationship and Viola-“The Getaway” is born. Anthony Kiedis said in an interview recently “Lyrically, I’m embarrassed to say, but a two-year relationship that completely fell apart like a nuclear bomb just left me feeling pretty raw and available to the emotional universe for writing. So even though the relationship was a bit of a disaster, I feel that in some way I did get something out of it, which was about half the songs on this record.”
Check out the full interview below and get ready for “The Getaway” hitting store shelves June 17th.