“We’d been itching for a long time to do something different, and we picked the right time to do that,” Marcus Mumford tells Billboard. “Well, maybe it was a bit late. Because we’d been a band almost as long as The Beatles, and this is only our third record, you know?”
Mumford & Sons photographed on March 31, 2015 in West Hollywood.
“People forget that if you&rsqu...
“People forget that if you’re going to write songs about living, you’ve got to live,” says keyboard player Ben Lovett. “You get to travel and meet people [on tour], but you can’t really write songs about that.”
"We missed each other," says bassist ...
"We missed each other," says bassist Ted Dwane sheepishly about their 2013 hiatus after five straight years of touring and performing. "We started getting creative, and when we have that, we instinctively turn toward each other."
"They're rockers," says Daniel Glass,...
"They're rockers," says Daniel Glass, president of their label, Glassnote. "Yes, they had banjos; yes, they had kick drums; but when they come into town, it's a rock'n'roll experience. It's late nights. They live to tour and to play."