“We were crass little bastards to be honest, later we grew up, and thank goodness people didn’t write us off at that point. But he (John) made it easy, he made it fun, he was such a student of music and arrangements. I just needed to show him the tiniest idea of a song, like I’ve got this verse, I’ve got this little melody, and he’d be like, ‘Great, come in the backyard and let’s finish it.’ Somehow that barrier of him being a fan of the band didn’t exist, it washed away the second we shook hands and went and played.” Anthony Kiedis talking about John Frusciante, Fandemonium, New York City, 2014.