I used to think I had to be in pain to write a song about painful feelings, but I've started grow up a bit with my songwriting. Once I've experienced pain, I know what it's like, so I can write about it whenever I want to.
We tend to focus on touring and take advantage to all the press opportunities and keep working. We do take advantage of sound checks. When we are done touring we take time off and to be away from the group and relax. We then sit down and write together.
At some point, every musician has to deal with spending too much time working at the local McDonald's and not having enough time to play music. We're fortunate enough to be able to play music whenever we want now.
I would love to have another hit song, but to me, that's more of a record company concern. When someone says, "Oh, they were a one hit wonder," that means the band had a hit song.
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