Sunday, February 17, 2013

VIDEO: Robert Plant interviewed on 60 Minutes Australia

Robert Plant was featured on Sunday’s edition of Australia’s “60 Minutes.”

Plant sat down with reporter Tara Brown to discuss a variety of topics, including his roots, Led Zeppelin’s formation and legendary history, including the 2007 reunion show that was released as “Celebration Day.”

“We just wanted to play and see what it was like and be good once,” said Plant. “Because we’d been bad so many times in the interim since John passed away; it was time to be good … and we were.”

Fans continue to clamor for more Zeppelin live shows, with Plant taking most of the heat for the lack of forward movement on the project.

“You know, the two other guys (Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones) are both Capricorns and they keep schtum (quiet); they don’t say a word,” maintains Robert. “But they are quite contained in their own worlds and they just leave it to me to do this (interviews).”

Brown: “…to be the bad guy”

Plant: “I’m not the bad guy.”

Brown: “Well you are for all those Led Zeppelin fans who’d love you to say ‘yes, we’re reforming.’”

Plant: “Well, then you need to speak to the Capricorns ... ‘cause I’ve got nothing to do in 2014.”

Following a March 21st show in Singapore, Plant will begin an Australian tour on March 23rd in Perth at the West Coast Roots & Blues Festival; he’ll play 6 dates in the country before concerts in Tasmania and New Zealand in April.

NOTE: If the videos below are functioning, you can view the Plant session here.

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