Some songs are put together like that where I didn’t know I had two sections that would go well together until I actually tried it. Some parts I wrote entire arrangements and songs at once.
We’ve used piano before on our third album My Arms Your Hearse, but I was doing it all and I’m not a piano player in the same way as Steven. He can pretty much play every instrument. We wanted to add something special; also to get him featured on the album, we got him singing a couple of lines as well and he played one guitar solo.
Well people love to categorize and they ask me what they should call Opeth’s music and I tell them I’d like it to be categorized under “Good Music.”
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