I really think our writing has just -- it's really growing, and I think it's something that is only going to get better, ... I really think our best records are yet to come. I'm really liking the direction that we're heading in.
I think we were at a crossroads there, where we were trying to recapture some of what we were known for early on, and then on the other side of [ From Chaos ] we let ourselves go a little more
We really just started to say this is really kind of what we want to do, as opposed to let's recapture our youth. Let's embrace the melodies and the things we really want to sing.
I think this really just gives us more life, even down the road, ... It deepens our catalog to the point where these songs, I think, are really going to grow on our fans and are just going to be fun to play live. And I think it just points us in the right direction.
I would say a couple of songs, Solar Flare for one and Thank Your Lucky Stars , number two, are the two more overt political songs on the record