Monday, October 29, 2007

Adam Levine interviewed about acting with Andy Samberg

Here's a short but sweet interview where Adam Levine references his Iran So Far song he did with Andy Samberg.

Here's the song:

Here's the interview...

Read more of the interview here:,0,1691443.story

"He has sung with Stevie and Kanye, about love and sex, but a few weeks ago Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine found himself crooning a love song to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, in a Saturday Night Live spoof. It takes a special kind of pop star to take himself so unseriously, and Levine is that kind of pop star...

"On a Chicago tour stop, Levine spoke about the view from the top, his SNL short, and how a nice Jewish boy from Los Angeles went from alt-rock to soul in a single bound...

"Q: The SNL sketch with Andy Samberg was very amusing, and the best part was how serious you looked.
A: It was really hard to be that serious, because I kept cracking up in the middle of takes because it was so unbelievably funny to shoot."

Another interview clip from this longer interview:

"Q: What kind of response did you get from the Saturday Night Live's "I Ran" video (a mock musical love letter from cast member Andy Samberg to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?) How did you get involved in that?
A: Everybody loved it. The phone has been ringing off the hook. It was hilarious — well, I thought it was hilarious. I got a call from Andy — he had our guitar player James (Valentine)'s number — and he said "Hey, come do this." I flew in for 12 hours to New York, filmed it, and then flew back to the tour.

"Q: I detected a little Color Me Badd style in your performance in that video. Channeling a little "I Wanna Sex You Up," were we?
A: I try to take from all areas of cheesiness."


1 comment:

muebles toledo said...

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