I think when you put a new record out, everyone has a song or two that they feel people will be moved by so much that radio will be forced to play it.
Eddie is a natural leader. Jeff and I have been very much in control of previous bands we've worked in. But the way Eddie grew into being the leader of this band was the most gradual, slow and respectful process that I've ever been involved in.
I think if you exercise, your state of mind - my state of mind - is usually more at ease, ready for more mental challenges. Once I get the physical stuff out of the way it always seems like I have more calmness and better self-esteem.
I've always related music to those moments when someone turns you loose on something and they haven't told you how to do it.
Andrew J. Bernstein