4.2.2014

Aaron Freeman (Gene Ween of Ween) talks to Rolling Stone about getting sober and his upcoming album

Aaron Freeman (Gene Ween of Ween) talks to Rolling Stone about getting sober and the creation of his upcoming album with his new band – FREEMAN.

Aaron Freeman is no longer who he once was. On his upcoming as-yet-untitled solo album, due this summer, the singer-guitarist has opted not to go by the moniker of Gene Ween, under which he performed as part of cult rock act Ween for nearly 30 years before leaving the band in 2012. More importantly, though, Freeman, 44, has transformed himself from someone who’d long struggled with drug addiction into a sober and healthy new man.

Freeman, who released Marvelous Clouds, an album of covers of folk songwriter Rod McKuen in 2012, spoke to [Rolling Stone] about his first solo album of all-original material, overcoming addiction, and why Ween are never coming back.

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