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Moby on Growing Up Poor

Topic: Moby on his Roots.

Moby: When I was growing up, I played in hardcore punk bands, and I was a little suburban teenage punk rocker. And one of my favorite bands was the Sex Pistols, but by the time I got into the Sex Pistols, they had been broken up for a long time.  And then they did a reunion tour, and I went to go see the reunion tour, and it was so disconcerting because here is a band who had broken up long before I became interested in punk rock, and then I was standing watching them on stage and it was flawless.  Like the music sounded great and Johnny Rotten, aka Johnny Lydon, was just this amazing front person. And then afterwards, we all went out and got really drunk. 

So that experience of seeing your heroes who you thought were dead and it turned out they are not dead, they are alive and in the flesh, and then afterwards going out and drinking cheap beer with them, that was a good one.

Recorded on: June 16, 2008

Growing up broke, Moby never dreamed of making it in New York.

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