Maybe some people have written us off, but I think the new music today has also invigorated us.
We put out press releases to tell people what had happened to me and that I had a large weight gain but a lot of people still didn't know. The ones that didn't know were floored. That was a real humbling experience for me.
I gave my life to Christ about 1991.
After the accident Black Sheep was pretty much at an end.
It was a little at a time but I broke out my Walkman and my lyric pad and started writing.
A lot of times Mick will play me different things, or I'll listen to a cassette, and out of twenty ideas or whatever, I'll find two or three that are just blowing me away, and we'll start working on them right away.
It was kind of fun being the headliners.
If you had a record company believing in you enough to cut an album then you had better have the ability to work the album on the road.
In those days it was pretty cut and dry. If you had a record company believing in you enough to cut an album then you had better have the ability to work the album on the road.
You have to work with the ideas and give them a little push.
It was really terrific but Foreigner was nothing like Yes and that style did not suit our music.
Five years ago we were working on a new album when my health began failing.
Regardless what technology is, I like analog too.
Without getting real personal, we liked our bass player Ed. He was a great guy and he was a good bass player but his playing was suited for a different style of band.
I go to the gym five days a week and I have a personal trainer. I am on a strict diet, which is kind of hard to keep up with on the road, but I stick to it as well as I can.