Then the Chili Peppers asked me to go on tour with them, and I said, “God, you can’t say no to that.” And then it turned out I had an offer to be in the band. ” And I have to say no — outside of reading about a band like that in magazine like we’re talking for now.
There was a very even ratio of those two things — a lot of very collaborative work. Here’s the chorus, you do the verse.” A lot of equal jamming as well.
Specifically, yours pics for nothin left to reach people to illustrate. He and Flea were playing a gig with Thelonius Monster. He had already rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers by then. So of who he is as a human being and whatever he’s experiencing at that specific point in time, whether it’s playing a solo, a rhythm part, a sonic texture or playing any instrument. And my best friend’s sister was dating Bob Forrest. I was making a record with the Bicycle Thief and John came and did a solo on the record. That’s something I’ve picked up from him, and I’ve I’ve spent the last decade touring with artists like Beck and PJ Harvey. The big change is having it be a band that I’m considered a member of. There was a period when I was touring with people and I kind of swore off that because I needed to focus on my own writing and my own band, which I hadn’t put together yet. It’s been fun getting out the Zeppelin and Hendrix — stuff that’s a little more textrous. Josh Klinghoffer was unveiled as Frusciante's replacement in early 2010, following previous live appearances with the group as a supporting musician and a résumé that includes Beck and PJ Harvey and also collaborations with Frusciante himself. Josh is a completely different kind of musician, he plays a lot of different instruments. He plays guitar, he sings, he plays drums - so he's a real musical guy."He's the kind of subtle player who creeps up on you rather than wowing you right away, and you sit back and see what he does grow into something gorgeous. "John was a virtuoso guitar hero type of player and probably the best guitarist in the world.