It wouldn’t have benefited me in any way. I would have been singing somebody else’s songs.
We continue to develop and we still wanna keep doing a lot of albums and I mean in a lot of ways Steve is still with us. The guys often talk about him and this story or that story, but all in a very natural way.
We also realised that we would get bored if we continued along the same styles. So we knew we had to change
We all enjoyed doing the Lizzy thing. But of course, as I’m sure you’ll agree, it’ll never really be Thin Lizzy without Phil.
When I get a fan coming up and telling me that I am the best singer in metal, that’s a huge high every time for me. That’s gotta be one of the biggest things of my whole career that I like above everything else. Somebody telling me something like that-wow! I feel that I don’t get a lot of notoriety as a metal singer…
Everybody´s got a video on youtube, but I know it´s more important to play live and to get in touch with the fans.
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Matt: We were asked to write and be part of ‘Pride’ by Ivan Gunn ( ex Balance of Power ). ofcourse we had been writing together for a while and thought it a good idea. Also the kind of songs we were writing for the band were easy going AOR and seemed easy for us to do. we did enjoy it.
Division is a song about how the media influences public opinion, and how many people form half-assed beliefs which they carry through to their children and friends without really thinking about it, or why. It’s also written in a kind of Orwellian speech style, I pictured some overweight featureless man in a grey overall shouting through a megaphone in a shopping mall.