Lainie: Are you going to let anybody remix it?
Clivilles: I mean, if anybody did, Id be open to it. But the industrys really not having
Lainie: You may have a line outside of your door now that youve said that.
Clivilles: Believe it or not, I wanted the record to be remixed, Universal didnt want it to be remixed. They said if they havent had remixes in about a year, you know, so the industrys really not open, the music has pretty much closed their doors to dance music on the upper level. I was very surprised to say oh, lets do some dance musics on this and they were like well, we dont have any budgets. And I was like, what?
Lainie: So say if somebody came up to you and was like I want to do this on spec because I got to say that I touched a piece of your music?
Clivilles: I mean thats never been a problem with me, no, never been a problem with me. I mean Ive had a couple of people ask me and Im like, sure, Ive given the vocal to a couple of people. Theyve had a hard time remixing it though, which is, I dont know why.
Lainie: Theyre like oh, yes, I can remix this is in like three days
Lainie: Then you get that call saying Bro, I cant touch this thing.
Clivilles: Yea *laughs* You know, its pretty hard. But I dont have no problem with anybody every remixing records, Ive given acapellas to Junior Vasquez, Ive given, Ive given acapellas to a couple of people.
Lainie: Miss Junior *smile*
Clivilles: Yes, Ive given them, you know, people have asked me for acapellas and I give it to them, I really have no problem seeing what they come up with. As a matter of fact, actually its cool for me because I want to see what somebody else comes up with, you know, what I do.
Lainie: Like, what did you do to my song, let me hear it?
Clivilles: No, its cool, I mean, thats the way I started. Id walk into the industry ripping peoples song. You know, when me and David did it, Shep was probably the only one that was doing that stuff, was ripping people, yes, with his crew.
Lainie: Shep Pettitbone, classic! There are a lot of people, who claim, theyve managed C&C Music Factory, they still manage C&C Music Factory, and there are tours that claim to have C&C Music Factory.
Clivilles: Absolutely. Isnt that terrible?
Lainie: But C&C Music Factory was you and David. So, obviously Davids not here, how the hell are you letting them, in a day and age when the RIAA will bust you with, you know, a little sample from this interview for a song without permission and Id be in court. *shrugs* How do you feel, I mean is it a flattery thing or a what the hell are you doing?
Clivilles: What bothers me, what bothers me about it is the quality of what theyre showing out there and saying theyre C&C Music Factory. Freedom Williams is performing on the C&C Music Factory and thats part of the biggest insult in the world, because when we did the first album and sold six million records and all those panties and bras were being thrown in his face, he was cool with going solo. I remember me and David begging him to stay, look, weve just done something.