Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Mar 1st 2010 5:35AM by Julian Marszalek
"It's not something that I can see happening on the basis of the past," he explained to BBC 6 Music.
He continued, "Anyone who wants to reform the Velvet Underground for a series of concerts, to make some money, I understand that, but you can't do that. We don't have Sterling [Morrison] any more. If I said that was something I was intrigued by, people would think I was cynical."
Their last acrimonious break-up occurred during the seminal band's reunion tour in the early '90s but Cale confirmed that he and the remaining members of the original band -- singer-guitarist Lou Reed and drummer Maureen Tucker -- keep in touch on a professional level only.
"I haven't spoken to Lou in a long time, but we're in touch because of business," said Cale.
"There's no communal effort to enjoy each other's company any more."
Shrugging off the past, the 67-year-old Cale is showing no signs of slowing down and is already looking ahead to his next project, even if he's not sure how to present it.
"I have 28 songs at the moment, but I've got to finish them," he revealed. "I haven't figured out how to release them, that's a bit of a conundrum."