I'll be honest. We copied everyone... the Beatles, the Bachelors. It was the only way people would even listen to you.
We worked for 11 years to get where we are today, and I want to take our work seriously so that later on I'll be able to appreciate the money we've made.
Everybody who knows us knows we always have a good time.
So many groups fail because they spend all their time in the clubs. Work pours in and they can't handle it because of late-night drinking.
We expected to have a good time with Clive Davis 'cause I've always liked him, his shows. I've sort of followed his career a bit 'cause he had a lot of that on PBS over here.
I write the music because I can't really write lyrics. But I can write chords like Robin's never heard of. So I provide the music for them to add the lyrics to.
We don't mind being ripped apart, but don't rip the songs apart. They're like our kids.
When Andy died, I just drank to dumb my mind.
As an alcoholic, you have no appreciation for your wife or your children's feelings, but I'm making up for that now. I'm winning my children's trust back.
Finally, I found a program that's put my troubles behind me.
FOr a while, I'd never had the opportunity to prove on TV that I could play the piano.
I think we have to act like stars because it is expected of us. So we drive our big cars and live in our smart houses.
No one knew me until I met my wife Lulu. Lulu's mother used to ask, Which one is Maurice? For six months she thought Lulu was dating Barry.