Gary Marx interviewed by Mark Andrews

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This interesting and entertaining interview has just been posted on some of the Sisters FB groups.
For those of you who don't do FB....

https://louderthanwar.com/first-and-las ... -of-mercy/
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That was a really enjoyable read , thanks for posting it :notworthy:
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great interview
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"cartoon goth scene" :lol:
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Cool ... :D ... a nice long interview and quite informative with a pretty selection of photos documenting the flow of the times ... :D :notworthy: ...

:bat: Gotta read it again ... :D ...
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Phantastic :D
Love it!
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Glad he's doing well for himself. Great interview!
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Lovely interview - thank you, Mark!!
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I would love to hear Von on why he never went anywhere with the 1995 demos. The obvious answers were (a) he thought they sucked; (b) he'd changed his mind about whether the broad masses were really hankering for an Eldritch/Marx collaboration; (b) he'd started writing with Pearson by then and was more enthusiastic.
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H. Blackrose wrote:
15 Dec 2021, 22:12
I would love to hear Von on why he never went anywhere with the 1995 demos. The obvious answers were (a) he thought they sucked; (b) he'd changed his mind about whether the broad masses were really hankering for an Eldritch/Marx collaboration; (b) he'd started writing with Pearson by then and was more enthusiastic.
From what I gather from old interviews he says he never intended to do it and didn’t ask for any demos. Well not in so many words, but that was my interpretation. I remember a Brazilian journalist saying he was supposedly working again with Gary Marx, whereas he replied something like “supposedly is the key word. Not supposed by me.”
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Thanks indeed, that was lovely to read.
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I don't think he realises how many people would fall over themselves to give him money, blood or their firstborn for that jokey line-up he quips about.
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I have to say, he’s a class act. Even when he’s given the opportunity to slag off Von, he doesn’t do so. In my beloved Texas, I think we’d call him a “hoss.”
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Fascinating stuff, thanks for sharing here!
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a great interview. made me laugh out loud a few times . one of the many things i love about Mark/Gary is there is no bitterness or backbiting. a truly decent bloke.

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A great read - thank you
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Great guy, still my favourite band member. And a very entertaining and informative interview.
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