Jesse Michaels talks possibility of Operation Ivy reunion
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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:

"Operation Ivy had kind of an unblemished record, as far as staying underground goes. It's not because we were super-super-uptight about anything; it's because we were a garage band. We didn't 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.

While it's tempting--I'm not exactly made of money; I'm doing okay, but… [Laughs.] Money is a nice thing, and I know a lot of people would enjoy it, so while it's tempting, I think it's a little more classy to leave it alone. That being said, I wouldn't completely rule it out, but the short answer is no, there won't be a reunion. It's very unlikely there will be a reunion, because it would be in poor taste. I'm very happy that people are still interested in that music and that it still has an appeal to younger kids."

You can check out the full interview here.