The Vaccines’ Freddie Cowan had an awkward exchange with The Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger when Jagger wanted to “fist pump.” One of The Vaccines members left him “hanging” with a handshake gesture.
Jagger had a meet and greet with The Vaccines, and it was cringeworthy to say the le
“They are probably the only band we’ve supported that have a meet and greet with the support band. So, they get you back to their area, and they come and say hi to you, and then you have a picture taken with them.”
He added, “So, Mick came into the room, and he wanted to fist pump…Someone was holding their hand out for a handshake, and he came in wanting to fist pump. And everyone panicked a bit, I think one of us left him hanging!”
The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger and Keith Richards relinquished their rights to The Verve’s “Bittersweet Symphony” to Richard Ashcroft on Thursday after over 20 years.
Ashcroft announced, “This remarkable and life-affirming turn of events was made possible by a kind and magnanimous gesture from Mick and Keith, who have also agreed that they are happy for the writing credit to exclude their names and all their royalties derived from the song they will now pass to me,” says Verve songwriter Richard Ashcroft in a statement released on the same day the artist took home an Ivor Novello award for his outstanding contribution to British music.”