Glenn Hughes recently shared insights into his relationship with former bandmate David Coverdale from their Deep Purple days, shedding light on the possibility of a collaboration between them.
In an interview with Bulgarian radio station Z-Rock, Hughes revealed that he and Coverdale have maintained a positive rapport over the years. However, when it comes to collaborating on new music, Hughes expressed doubts about its feasibility.
When asked about the potential for collaboration, Hughes explained that they have discussed the idea several times over the past decade. However, due to the demanding nature of their individual commitments, finding the right timing has been challenging. Hughes acknowledged that as time goes by, the chances of collaboration are gradually diminishing. He also pondered how long Coverdale would continue pursuing new ventures. While Hughes himself is incredibly busy, he emphasized that if David Coverdale were to propose working together tomorrow, he would make time for it. However, he expressed a desire not to keep waiting indefinitely, believing that they have already achieved a remarkable musical legacy together.
Considering the future, Hughes admitted uncertainty regarding the possibility of their collaboration. Nevertheless, he acknowledged that anything is possible and that fans have expressed their desire to see them tour together again. Hughes highlighted that the fans’ support is significant, but ultimately, the future remains unknown.
Currently, Glenn Hughes is captivating audiences with his European tour, where he performs Deep Purple’s iconic songs. Following the European leg, he will embark on a North American tour alongside renowned guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen.