We should have assumed the quote attributed to David Coverdale by The Mirror about Led Zep’s tour plans was less than legit. Where was the jovial swearing and whimsical wordplay? The true (and truly profame) Coverdale contacted Classic Rock magazine to clarify. “What fucking world tour, we ask ourselves? We’re already out on our Good To Be Bad world tour, thank you very much!” More from the bastard child of Rod Stewart and David St. Hubbins below.
“I have no idea where this started, Geoffers. But, with the wildfire of the internet, my poor ol’ German publicist is fighting them off with her rusty, but trusty, Luger.
“I assure you there is no… (of course there fucking isn’t) …any foundation in this.
“Why, after all the charming back-and-forths between one Monsieur Plant and oneself through the years, who could imagine such a premise possible? Not me, squire!
“Besides, I’ve got a hit record and a sold-out tour, and I’m currently pretty fucking busy playing nightly, and joyfully, with my Fab Musical Serpents, ol’ chum! No complaints here…”
It’s the life of Riley with these fab musical serpents, it is.
David Coverdale responds to Led Zeppelin tour-support ‘shitstorm’ [Classic Rock]
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