DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN Performs Two Acoustic Songs With Lauren Monroe
Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen recently appeared on LifeMinute TV with his wife Lauren Monroe and her band to perform two songs.
'Diamond Star Halos' is the band's 12th studio album.
it will be released on Friday 27th May 2022.
Rick and Lauren talked about their intimate life shows, donating seats to veterans, 12 drummers drumming charity event, her album Under A Wolf Moon, Kiss Me Now single, new upcoming 2022 album, their marriage, artwork, healing and life advice.
Rick and his wife Lauren were interviewed by Lifeminute TV and also performed two songs acoustically.
The appearance was taped in New York during Lauren's recent short run of shows in the area.
Watch the full 17 minute video below including 'Kiss Me Now' and 'Give' with Rick on percussion and backing vocals.
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Rick Alen/Lifeminute TV - May 2022 Interview Quotes - (Transcribed by dltourhistory)
Rick Allen - "I think as a musician you you don't necessarily break music up into genres."
Rick Allen - "It's really, it's all of it."
Rick Allen - "We all play the same chords. We just present them in a different way you know."
When Not Working/Songwriting
Rick Allen - "That's rare. But I think the central coast of California is one of the most beautiful places we've ever experienced."
Rick Allen - "And that also helps with my PTSD, is the nature and getting out there."
Rick Allen - "And you know feeling that dominant frequency of this giant ocean or just how beautiful the nature is."
Rick Allen - "And then she'll go in the studio to practice and then she'll end up writing another song."
Rick Allen - "So I think songwriting for you isn't work."
Artwork /Art Exhibitions
Rick Allen - "That's always. It's always really a healing experience for me."
Rick Allen - "I get to connect with people in a completely different way."
Rick Allen - "But it's so much more intimate in a gallery setting."
Rick Allen - "You know here I get to actually spend quality time with people."
Rick Allen - "And I think the artwork itself has been extremely healing for me."
Rick Allen - "You can be in the moment, you know, when you are doing it."
Rick Allen - "And I think that translates when people to experience the art. And they start to tell me why they were drawn to a certain to a certain piece."
Rick Allen - "So it gets really interesting. I love it."
Rick Allen - "I think as Lauren says, you know, if you're easy on yourself and you recognise it."
Rick Allen - "And I think if you're aware of it then, you know, I tend not to go to dark places as often. Or for as long."
Rick Allen - "So it is a process and it does take work."
Rick Allen - "Don't compare yourself to others."
Buy 'Diamond Star Halos' Online
- - Regular CD
- - Deluxe CD
- - Vinyl
- - MP3
Diamond Star Halos - Tracklisting
01 - Take What You Want - 4:14
02 - Kick - 3:42 - (Collen) -
- Producer - Def Leppard
- Producer - Ronan McHugh
- Total Time - 61mins
- Release Date - 27th May 2022
Diamond Star Halos (Deluxe) - Tracklisting01 - Take What You Want - 4:14
02 - Kick - 3:42 - (Collen) -
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