Apart from Steve playing that solo, all other musicians were people I had never worked with before, and that in itself develops a different sound and attitude to the music.
Yes, the sound is generally AOR/Melodic rock, but the lack of Steve Harris' writing style made it very different for me. Don't forget, the solo album was written seven to ten years ago, and we haven't finished writing the new SHY album yet.
I think when we were younger, we didn't have the knowledge that we do now, and with greater knowledge comes concern over how and why various procedures are carried out in the studio; you tend to question things more than you used to when it was all just exciting and you were full of apprehension.
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