ďOperation Ivy had kind of an unblemished record, as far as staying underground goes. Itís not because we were super-super-uptight about anything; itís because we were a garage band. We didnít get big till after we broke up. It feels to me that it would be kind of a shame to take that very pure thing and subject it to booking agents, cuts at the door for merchandise and all that bullshit that goes along with being in a bigger band.You can check out the full interview here.
While itís temptingóIím not exactly made of money; Iím doing okay, butÖ [Laughs.] Money is a nice thing, and I know a lot of people would enjoy it, so while itís tempting, I think itís a little more classy to leave it alone. That being said, I wouldnít completely rule it out, but the short answer is no, there wonít be a reunion. Itís very unlikely there will be a reunion, because it would be in poor taste. Iím very happy that people are still interested in that music and that it still has an appeal to younger kids.Ē
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In a recent interview with Alternative Press, Classics of Love frontman Jesse Michaels addresses the question of a possible reunion of his famed band Operation Ivy:
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