Flea can't pinpoint the exact moment he knew the Red Hot Chili Peppers needed to take a different direction on their new album, The Getaway, out June 17th, but he vividly recalls the feeling. "I felt like we we were starting to do the same thing we've always done," the bassist tells Rolling Stone. "I could kind of feel it on the last record [2011's I'm With You.] I knew what we were gonna do or how we were gonna do it before we even did it."
Read more of Andy Greene's interview with Flea @ Rolling Stone : http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/flea-talks-crazy-snowboarding-spill-red-hot-chili-peppers-new-direction-20160616#ixzz4C8ZakRA7