Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Sep 2nd 2009 2:00PM by Steve Baltin
"A band is like a marriage" is an old analogy, but Smith says it's true. "The Chili Peppers, for me, it's like being in a marriage and I've been married to these guys for a long time," he says. "You wanna spice things up and these other projects are like my mistresses. They're exciting and fun. Not that I would know anything about that sort of thing, but just conjecturing that then when you go back you bring those other experiences back to your main thing."
He's not the only one in the band who has strayed. "The other guys do the same thing, they do other projects too. I saw Flea in London playing with Ornette Coleman," Smith says.
But with Chickenfoot achieving Top 10 success, Smith has certainly had the most high-profile affairs. So to recap, Smith has gotten to cheat in public with some of the world's best-known musicians, as if he's having an affair with a hot actress, everyone knows about it, and you don't get in trouble. "Wooo," he says laughing. "It's all good."