Colin Bass: “It’s an unknown future for musicians and crew. But hopefully we will all rise like phoenixes from the ashes“

Colin Bass
(Image credit: Paul Bergen/Redferns)

When everything around you is going horribly wrong, it’s always best to keep busy. Many professional musicians have made valiant attempts to keep the creative ball rolling during lockdown, with often highly questionable results. 

Camel bassist Colin Bass, on the other hand, has been helping to run the health food store that he and his wife, a nutritionist, bought four years ago, “basically on a whim”.  

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