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When we try to write a pop song, we go for standard pop arrangements, even to the point where we will go to the key…
We used to have our own plane with the band’s name on the side. It was a dream come true. You drive to a local…
Manhattan’s always fascinating, too, just a big, stinky, smelly conglomeration of numbered avenues and streets, but it’s just got a vibe that’s hard to beat.…
It’s big production. It’s huge. It’s using studio technology to your benefit. You don’t go in and play live and then just take the tapes…
If you don’t physically age gracefully, it’s a bit sad. I think Steven Tyler can get away anything, because he still looks like he did…
I’ve always liked traveling around Europe and seeing the architecture. The buildings in capital cities have been there for hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of…
I love the fact we’re still on the road. I was born to be a factory worker really, so for me the chance to get…
Every town in America had at least one, two, or maybe three radio stations that played rock 24 hours a day. In England, we had…
Even Crazy Horses is a good song, by the Osmonds. I’ve known many bands who have covered that. It’s just a great song. I bought…
Writing a song is actually quite easy. Writing a good one is very, very difficult.
There were incredibly few rock songs making it out to the airwaves until the ’80s came along.
The best holiday I ever had was the first one I went on without my parents, when I was 17.
In England, rock music very rarely infiltrates the charts, but country music even less so.
I wanted to write a song that’s known to the world as a classic, stadium-rock anthem.
I saw the Stones three years ago at the Wiltern Theater in L.A. and that was mind blowing.
I don’t really feel any different when I get up on stage.
Any idiot who knows five chords can bang a song together. But it’s probably going to be rubbish.
A fan would get an autograph and that was that. If we didn’t tour again for five years, we wouldn’t remember them.
That’s why 60,000 people go ape when the Stones play ‘Satisfaction.’ The songs are part of their legacy, and you fall back in love with…
With Los Angeles, it’s kind of a love-hate thing. Sometimes I think it’s marvelous, and sometimes I think it’s a dump. It’s so fake and…
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