That time 20-year-old Sebastian Bach sang me a line from his Schooner beer commercial
By Steve Newton
Way the hell back in 1989 I did an interview with Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach. That was less than a month after the release of the band’s self-titled debut album, which would go on to sell five-million copies and spawn the hits “Youth Gone Wild”, “18 and Life”, and “I Remember You”.
Bach was 20 years old, touring with Bon Jovi, and had the music world by the balls, pretty much. Now, 30 years later, he’s just announced a tour where he’s gonna play that album in its entirety. You can’t stop the circle of life.
Anyway, at one point in the interview I asked him if he’d been overcome by all the sudden success, and he wound up singing me a line from a beer commercial he recorded in Toronto.
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