On this week’s episode of SPIN Presents Lipps Service, host Scott Lipps spoke with Cold War Kids singer Nathan Willett. The Long Beach natives have a new album out now and Lipps spoke with Willett about New Age Norms 3, how Cold War Kids had to pivot during the pandemic, and how they managed to create during the unrest. They also discussed the band’s early tours, Willett’s favorite albums of all time, and much more.
Since its beginnings in 2018, the acclaimed podcast has featured many of the biggest voices and personalities in music, including exclusive interviews with Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis, David Lee Roth, Shepard Fairey, Courtney Love, Dove Cameron, Mick Fleetwood, Perry Farrell and many, many more.
In the last episode, Lipps spoke with Sammy Hagar. In the episode, the gregarious singer didn’t hold back. In their conversation, they discuss all things Van Halen, including Hagar’s views on David Lee Roth, meeting Eddie Van Halen for the first time, his reconnecting with Van Halen, the Van Halen reunion that never happened and a whole lot more. Hagar has a Vegas residency at the Stratosphere beginning this month.
Every week, a new episode of SPIN Presents Lipps Service is available wherever you consume podcasts (Apple, Spotify, etc.), and you can listen to the full episode with Nathan Willett below.