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- Posted on Aug 4th 2011 6:01PM by Dan Reilly
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In an interview with Moviefone, Mitchell doesn't dismiss the accusations that frontman Caleb Followill was drunk during the ill-fated Dallas concert, but he does defend the band's work ethic.
"It's easy to sit back like an armchair quarterback and say, 'Oh, you should be getting out there and do this or do that,' but they never stop, period. I don't think people understand that about them," he said. "If they're home, they're doing an album or they're doing press interviews, or they're filming this show or they're doing that. I just think that, like all human beings, you reach a point where you're just tired. You can't play a great athlete an entire game, you've got to give 'em a breather."
To read more of Mitchell's defense of the Followill clan, check out the rest of the interview over at Moviefone, and check out a new clip from the documentary below. 'Talihina Sky' premieres on Showtime on Aug. 21 at 10PM ET.
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