Herman Li was interviewed by Chinese media site “Lok Wood Tao” about DragonForce’s new album《Reaching Into Infinity》. He answered some of the questions from their fans, including one about BABYMETAL, where he talked something funny about their collaboration on June 12th, 2015 at Download Festival.
“When we first started collaborating, BABYMETAL didn’t know how to speak English. So we pointed and gestured and there was someone who translated (for us). I think that she.. Su (now) speaks better English than the translators. So it’s funny, now we can talk about the Download festival where we first played, it was a stage were we didn’t even rehearse, we played this song Gimme Chocolate. I remember there was this problem, where there was these really weird sounds that we didn’t know where it was coming from. We were just… [insert Herman’s funny faces], all of our faces were like this. At that time, she didn’t know how to speak, we weren’t able to communicate as their/her English wasn’t good enough… wasn’t fluent enough. Now we can laugh, and joke… “wahh remember last time the sound was really bad? Before we played, we didn’t know in front of thousands of people was it right to not have had rehearsals beforehand. It was really risky!” We can laugh about now, about how we were able to pull of the concert.”
-translations by QueenSatsuki
Here’s the interview ( BABYMETAL at 4:00 )
[Shall We Talk]Herman Li堅持用廣東話完成嘅訪問Part 1，講吓嚟緊Dragonforce新碟《Reaching Into Infinity》，同解答之前觀眾响樂活道Post嘅問題！睇下有冇答到你？《Reaching Into Infinity》預購：http://evo88.com/en/music?page=shop.browse&keyword=dragonforce+reaching+into
Posted by 樂活道 on Friday, May 19, 2017
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