Movieweb have just published an extensive and revealing interview with Faith No More singer Mike Pattonas his latest film score The Solitude of Prime Numbers is released. The whole interview is well worth a read, but, as is our wont, we have extracted a few choice cuts of direct Faith No More relevant below:
Now, you guys are in the midst of rehearsing for the upcoming Faith No More shows. Can you hint at any of the surprises that fans are really going to get a kick out of this time around?
Mike Patton: Um…Yeah, there are a couple of new things. But those are all better left as surprises. We are playing some stuff that we haven’t ever played live before. The most unique thing we are doing is a show in Chile. There, we will be playing King for a Day from front to back. We are doing it with the guitarist that played on that record, Trey Spruance. We have never played live with him before. So that will be pretty exciting.
Are you going to play some of those King for a Day B Sides during this show? Or is it going to be straight through track one to I’m Just a Man?
Mike Patton:I think we are just going to do front to back. I think there maybe…We are doing a tune we’ve never done from that era. I guess that would be a B Side. I don’t know if we released that at all…I don’t know (laughs)!
Last question, which I know people keep asking, and we get the back and forth from Roddy and Billy Gould all the time. Do you think there will be new material, a new song, or possibly a new album from Faith No More sometime in the future?
Mike Patton: Well…There are no plans. That is all I can say. We have basically talked very little about it. I think that is because we are really just getting to know each other again. And we are getting to enjoy each other’s company again. We are taking it, and appreciating it for what it is. We are not trying to look too far ahead. That is the honest truth.