The co-founder and lead guitarist of AC/DC, Angus Young has spoken about retirement from the band while recalling the words of his late brother, Malcolm Young, when he likened AC/DC with the famous ship, Titanic.
During his latest conversation on Radio SRF 3, the iconic Australian musician, Angus Young, has opened up about the great comeback of the band, as well as the late legend of AC/DC, Malcolm Young, whose legacy affected the new album, ‘PWR/UP.’
Angus reminisced about his brother’s wise statement when he was asked about retirement during the interview. The guitarist revealed that Malcolm Young once said ‘AC/DC is a bit like the ship Titanic. And on that ship, the band went down with the ship.’
Angus Young indicated that he highly agrees with Malcolm about this issue. While saying that his brother was right, Angus pointed out the fact that most musicians continue as long as they can within the industry.
Here’s what Angus Young said when asked about retirement:
“Yeah, my brother Malcolm would tell, ‘AC/DC is a bit like the ship Titanic. And on that ship, the band went down with the ship.’
That’s how he looked at it. And he’s right, most musicians continue as long as they can.”
Check out the rest of the conversation below.