While in town for Canadian Music Week, Xavier Rudd and the United Nations brought their debut record (Rudd’s eighth studio album) Nanna to Toronto’s The Opera House. For the first time, Rudd is currently touring North America as an eight piece which features a diverse group of musicians from Australia, South Africa, Samoa, Germany, Ireland, and Papua New Guinea. Before their performance, A Music Blog, Yea? spoke with Xavier Rudd and Alicia Mellor to discuss dream shows, a new dynamic, and their close relationships. Watch our exclusive interview, along with the brand-new video for Flag, below.
Interview by Alicia Atout | @AliciaAtout