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MOBY ADMITS TO BEING BORED ON TOUR

19 March 2012
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MOBY ADMITS TO BEING BORED ON TOUR

Moby has released a book called Moby: Destroyed, which is full of photographs the DJ/producer has taken while on tour.

He recently promoted the tome at the Samuel Owen Gallery in Greenwich, Connecticut, where he came clean about life on the road in front of 200 people.

The Stamford Times reports that Moby said: "I wanted to show what being on tour is really like. It's boring, it's exhausting and then there's occasional excitement of performing in front of 15,000 people with that great adrenaline rush, and then it's back to boring and exhausting until the next show. It's hotel rooms, it's airports, it's backstage waiting areas."

Phew, sounds like a real drag to us. But when you've been in the game as long as Moby has, even being a superstar DJ must get a little dull. Right?!

"People are used to seeing things like photos of Led Zeppelin lounging in their private plane, of Eddie Vedder jumping into a crowd of fans. It all looks very glamorous and exciting. That's not the reality," Moby added. Maybe he needs to draft in some more exciting characters for his entourage?

All jokes aside though, Moby:Destroyed is a pretty illuminating project.

"Destroyed describes the experience of being on the road perfectly. After being on the road for long periods of time, you're destroyed physically and emotionally. Touring is all about strangeness and contrasts and that's what I'm trying to convey with these pictures," Moby said.

Apparently the longest he's been on tour for is 26 months, so the book should prove to be pretty revealing. You can buy it here.

TAGS: BORED / DANCE MUSIC / EDM / MOBY / ROAD / TOUR

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