Interview: Tommy Stinson

“Replacements reunion is about “having fun,” reconnecting” – The Oakland Press Tommy Stinson talks with The Oakland Press in advance of Sunday’s show in Detroit: “We’re going to go out there (to) have fun and play our … rock show and go from there,” Stinson says. “Anything at this point could happen. As long as we’re having fun doing it, I think we … do it for as long as … Read more →

Uncut May 2015 – Replacements Extravaganza!

The May 2015 issue of Uncut (UK magazine) includes an extensive article on the Replacements, with comments from the current band: The Replacements discuss their storied history and raucous reunion in the new issue of Uncut, dated May 2015 and out now. Original members Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson tell the complete story of their reformation, a journey from member Slim Dunlap’s hospital bed to the megafestivals of North America, … Read more →

Walgreen’s Thanksgiving Interview 2010

This is worth re-posting every Thanksgiving. From “The Chicagoist” (TV Reporter Doesn’t Realize She’s Interviewing Paul Westerberg): Aaron Goodyear, who filmed it, writes, “On Thanksgiving Day in 2010 we randomly ran into Paul Westerberg of The Replacements who was doing some early Christmas shopping at a South Minneapolis Walgreens. Reporter Liz Collin had no idea who he was and Paul was having some fun with her.” The clip was on … Read more →

Magnet Interviews Paul | August 2002

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Interviews with Paul have been rare in the past decade, so in lieu of  posting a new one, here’s one of the best interviews he’s done post-Mats. This interview is from Magnet Magazine in August 2002, when Paul was doing his solo tour. A few choice quotes: When he was 17, the neighborhood stoner dude with the awesome stereo system and ultra-hip record collection turned him on to the Sex Pistols. … Read more →