That time Adam Levine of Maroon 5 told me that he needed more spicy plum sauce–and didn’t love the White Stripes

By Steve Newton Maroon 5 are pretty huge these days. Huge enough that they're playing the Super Bowl halftime show today, for what that's worth. I interviewed the band's 24-year-old frontman, Adam Levine, when they weren't nearly as huge. It was back in May of 2003, when they were touring North America with Matchbox Twenty, … Continue reading That time Adam Levine of Maroon 5 told me that he needed more spicy plum sauce–and didn’t love the White Stripes

Maroon 5’s Adam Levine in 2003: loves spicy plum sauce, not the White Stripes

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MAY 29, 2003 By Steve Newton L.A. soul-rock quintet Maroon 5 named its debut CD Songs About Jane because that’s exactly what the album contains: tunes about singer-lyricist and guitarist Adam Levine’s ex-girlfriend, first name Jane. As Levine explains from a Toronto Thai restaurant, the former flame actually became … Continue reading Maroon 5’s Adam Levine in 2003: loves spicy plum sauce, not the White Stripes