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PHIL COLLEN Remembers DEF LEPPARD's HYSTERIA Album And Steve Clark

Def Leppard 1988. Def Leppard 1988

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen has been interviewed and recalled his memories of Steve Clark.

Phil spoke to 100 Percent Rock to promote the current G3 Tour and Delta Deep's 'East Coast Live' album.

Phil talked about the Delta Deep/G3 shows, East Coast Live album, band history, his guitar playing, second Delta Deep album, his memories of Steve Clark and playing in Detroit.

He recalled his memories of fellow Terror Twin Steve Clark.

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100 Percent Rock - Phil Collen Interview Quotes

Memories Of Steve Clark

"I have really fond memories of Steve Clark, and he was my best friend, and a lot of that makes me smile. It actually makes me laugh. And again, you know, all the real positive things, obviously there was some terrible things that happened to Steve, but you know, I remember the really great things more so. And there’s so many of them. I remember me and Steve were sitting listening to the final mixes of the Hysteria album, and we put so much into the record and we’re talking to each other. I said to him, “You know, I don’t care, I really don’t care if no one else apart from their parents listens and they love it. ‘Cause we’ve reached the apex of our career. We’ve really done something that’s worth something. It’s really meaningful and all of that.” It made me laugh. And still, when I listen, when I think of that conversation, we were so into that fact, that just their mums hear it, we’d be okay and they like it. But, it obviously, it was huge."

Delta Deep Setlist/G3 Tour

"Well, “Bless These Blues”, we’re doing that on this tour. What’s interesting, we kick off with a couple of instrumentals, it’s me and Joe Satriani playing on this one song I wrote last year when I done the G4 thing. And so, we’re doing that song, which is a big rock guitar instrumental, and then we kick off with “Quadrant Four”, which was a jazz/rock fusion classic from the early 70s. So we kick off with that. It’s got a flavor to it, and then all of a sudden we just slow it right down, Debbie comes out and we do “Bless These Blues."

Buy 'Hysteria 30th Anniversary Edition' Online

  • Amazon - (Box Set/Super Deluxe Version)
  • Amazon - (3 CD Deluxe Edition)
  • Amazon - (1 CD Version)
  • Amazon - (Double Vinyl)

Buy 'East Coast Live' Online

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