Storm star Slater has a fan moment
IT was rock’n’rugby when Melbourne Storm players met US nation blues draft toppers a Zac Brown Band.
Last night Storm players, including Billy Slater, met a million-selling rockers before their Melbourne concert.
The rugby joining players blast Brown’s tunes, including Chicken Fried, in their changing bedrooms after a win.
“If we could collect any rope to see live I’d select them,” Slater said.
“I initial listened them around 4 years ago. I’m a large nation song fan, we grew adult listening to Alan Jackson and Dwight Yoakam. These guys are nation though they’ve got that bluesy complicated rhythm. You don’t need to be nation fans to suffer a Zac Brown Band. We’ve got a lot of nation boys in a ranks during Storm, and they’ve got a lot of fans in here. Most nation boys listen to a small bit of nation music.”
Slater and Storm players Jake Turpin, Felise Kaufusi, Mark Nicholls and Joe Stimson scored a assembly with a band.
“Zac was unequivocally humble, a whole rope were accommodating,” Slater said. “I suspect we knowledge that to a obtuse grade when people come and accommodate us during games. I’m from a flattering low-key, nation credentials myself, we try and give people a best knowledge we can, they were no different.”
Zac Brown Band and Brown’s other rope Sir Rosevelt both headed to Australia to play during final week’s Bluesfest in Byron Bay.
The Zac Brown Band have won 3 Grammys and sole 8 million albums; their new manuscript Welcome Home is expelled on May 12.
The rope play their final unison on this Australian debate during Sydney’s ICC Theatre on Friday Apr 21 — a uncover has sole out.
Melbourne Storm play a Warriors for their normal Anzac Day strife on Tuesday during AAMI Park from 7pm.
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