Barry Saunders is lighting the first fire of winter at his Wellington home when he takes the call. But as the singer and songwriter in the long-running Warratahs, he's got plenty to talk about . . . because they've just released their first album in nine years.
And they are going back out on the road.
Although of the latter prospect he's prepared to admit as "an older band" it takes a bit more to get them to leave home these days.
But with the Runaway Days album they have a bunch of new and impressive songs – and their version of Ring of Fire which Saunders sings with Caroline Easther – to take to the loyal fanbase which they built up over two and half decades. Read more here...