I don’t think these guys have every heard the phrase “Hubris kills.” Such a classic case.
I love it. I can just imagine these hotshots are used to calling the shots and getting whatever they want being turned away at the door by an artist who has no interest in what they’re selling. A much-needed bruise to some egos, I’m sure.
“They would be like, ‘This is very unconventional how this goes.’ And [our manager] goes, ‘Well these guys just aren’t looking for it, and you called us.’”
“It was actually hilarious. He was like, ‘So and so from this XYZ label called, and I told him y’all don’t give a shit, but they still want to meet you. So can they just come meet?’
Like yeah, sure, we’ll say hey to ’em or whatever.”