The Naked and Famous interview

By Hamish McKenzie In Music

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23rd April, 2011
Street Chant’s Billie Rogers has just walked up, drink in hand, and interrupted my impromptu interview with Thom Powers of the Naked and Famous. Both musicians have just finished 20-minute sets with their respective bands at the New Zealand party at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. Powers has been signing autographs and posing for photos with fans who have sneaked into the artists’ area behind the tent, in a mid-city park. “Ah, an interview,” says Rogers as she politely butts in. “Hello, I’m Billie from Street Chant – I’m trying to talk to my man Thom, ...

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