It’s a good tension… the commercial thing. I mean where would the Beatles have been? I mean they became very, very creative in the studio as they went on, but if the commercial aspect wasn’t so forcibly there they maybe would have gone in to the studio and masturbated.
But in 2007 will radio take kindly to a bunch of 30-something rap veterans, unmarketable to a younger generation who been led to believe that R Kelly is the definition of Hip-hop?
What’s with the Wu-Tang Clan?
I’d say, basically, we’re making pop music with a twist. Melodies are definitely a priority, they establish the feel and mood of the songs; a decent melody can turn an average song into a good one.
Do you mean that Liverpool bands generally have a more relaxed attitude towards their music? I’m not sure I agree.