Glasvegas encourage fans to lose inhibitions

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 6 May 2011

James Allan

Glasvegas singer James Allan has revealed he hopes the band's songs help fans to lose their inhibitions and find romance

Glasvegas hope their songs will encourage fans to have a "romance with a stranger".

James Allan - the lead singer of the Scottish indie rockers - explained for a year of the group's last performance run he was the "tour s**g" and used to indulge in plenty of liaisons with people he didn't know.

He told FHM magazine: "Hopefully fans can get a little bit lost in our music. Lose their inhibitions, get a little bit inebriated, have some romance with a stranger.

"I've been involved in some myself. For about a year I was the tour s**g. If you wanted to park your bike or anything. I was your man."

Despite enjoying touring, the 31-year-old rocker admitted there are times he wants to "escape it all" and just be on his own.

James added: "I get freaked out sometimes and want to be on my own or whatever. It's never to do with the band or the music. Sometimes I just want to escape it all, but then I get on stage and everything is okay.

"No matter how bad my day is I just ride it out until the show comes because in that hour and a half that you're playing rock 'n' roll you really do drift off somewhere else and it's a good place to go to."

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