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Justin Hawkins – Justin Hawkins Talks Hot Leg

August 14, 2008

Justin Hawkins has been talking about his new band HOT LEG and how the odd constitute came about.

He said that his new band is much more “low paint” than his former outfit THE DARKNESS, who became known for Hawkin’s aureate style.

Commenting on the choosing a name, Hawkins told BBC 6 music: “I think it’s because when I in the beginning conceived the name I saw it as a leg for an L, so it was like a name with a built in logo type, and I never completed it was nuclear reactor.”

He added that the fact that it was singular appealed to him, as it underlined the band’s single-minded “pursuit of man-rock”.

Asked roughly the legacy of his former band, Hawkins aforesaid he was still proud to be associated with them.

“I exhausted six years of my life in The Darkness,” he aforesaid. “I?m actually quite proud of the work that we did”.

Hot Leg completed their first dates in the UK last week.

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