"We don't have the most healthy relationship." Inside the break up of Savage Garden.

Truly Madly Deeply, To The Moon and Back, I Want YouDarren Hayes and Daniel Jones were an unstoppable creative pair as Savage Garden, until they, well… stopped in 2001.

During an interview with 97.3 radio show Bianca, Mike & Bob, Daniel Jones spoke candidly about his friendship with Darren Hayes, and apparently, it’s pretty much non-existent.

“I saw him at my manager’s wedding in Los Angeles a couple of years ago,” Jones began.

“We just acknowledged each other. We said hello. We didn’t delve into the past… That’s how our relationship functions these days,” he continued.

“We don’t have the most healthy, workable relationship any more.”

Despite this not being the most ideal news, you’ll be happy to hear there’s no actual dispute between them.

“I still love the guy dearly. We are just different people. There’s no wrongdoing. It’s just different directions and different people… We just don’t have a friendship anymore or working relationship,” the 45-year-old father of two said.

And while you digest that information, here’s another morsel of truth Jones dropped during the interview.

“Our legacy is that we have injected a bit of love into the planet… and if we tried to go back and recreate that I think it would be calculated and BS. The answer is no,” Jones responded to the question of whether a Savage Garden reunion would ever be on the cards.

Jones also acknowledged that although money wasn’t at all a worrisome issue for him in the past, his financial situation is very different now that he no longer works in the music industry.

“Obviously Savage Garden has set us up quite well and we’re quite comfortable, but the money’s running out.”


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Jones has two daughters, 12-year-old Mikayla and eight-year-old Keira, with wife and former Hi-5 member Kathleen De Leon Jones.

“I’m number one a father, number two a husband and number three I dabble in property. Music is sitting on the back burner now,” Jones told NewsCorp in 2015.

Jones and his family now reside in Las Vegas, but aren’t opposed to the future prospect of moving back to Australia.

“I miss Australia a lot,” he revealed to NewsCorp.

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