Nile Rodgers says Johnny Marr is sort of a “brother” to him.
The Stylish legend, 69, and the previous Smiths star, 58, have been shut friends for years and the previous has admitted he all the time feels “cool” every time he is in the identical room because the ‘ This Charming Man’ hitmaker.
Nile gushed: “Johnny is fearless. If it seems like a good suggestion? He’ll strive it. Once we first met and we wished to play collectively, we have been going to play both ‘South African Man’ or ‘Footstompin’ Music’!
“I really feel simply as cool with Johnny if we’re collectively in the identical place on the similar time.
“We do not even have to choose up devices, we might simply speak and hang around.
“However as soon as we have been in a dressing room someplace for a half hour or so, he performed my guitar and I performed his guitar.
“It was so cool, man.”
The pair are so shut that Nile is aware of he can flip to his fellow musician if he ever wanted assist with private issues.
The ‘Le Freak’ hitmaker instructed Uncut: “I can deliver something to him, it doesn’t matter what the subject is, I do not really feel that something is taboo.
“That’s while you realise that somebody is like your loved ones. He is like my brother.
“If I have been having a very dangerous day – which I do not do, by the best way – I might name up Johnny and get into it with him.
“That is nothing to do with music, it has one thing to do with being a human being. That is brotherhood.
“He is considered one of my favorite folks and favorite musicians on the planet.”