"We’ve always been a niche band."
"We couldn’t really believe we were signed to Blue Note!"
"We’ve had the time to nurture our sound."
"We provide a bleak outlook on how mundane life can be."
"I’m the attention seeking sixth child of a family of artistic children."
"Some of my family will be at the show for the first time, so that will be interesting!"
Here's the lowdown.
"If you want to impress me, don’t be a dick."
"Anything goes on tour!"
"We’re very sexy people!"
"Energy, danger and healing"
"We had a dressing room between Lady Gaga and Beyonce!"
"I’m still a very simple guitar player."
"Rick Witter sang Chasing Rainbows at my wedding ceremony!"
"We stayed at Skywalker Ranch a couple times!"
"I'm inspired by colours, shapes, crackheads and sound"
"The challenge isn’t just to make an album, it’s to try and make a really good one."
"People have forgotten that rock 'n' roll is very much about kicking arse and having fun"
"We live for the live shows!"
"I have to make this music or else I get terribly depressed."
"The new songs feel like both the best and most challenging songs to play."
"Fugazi forever though, right?"
"Fleetwood Mac probably took more drugs than us lot."
"I stood there and I started crying! GRACE JONES!"
I never thought I’d make workout music!
"All you’ve got to do is come with a seatbelt; it’ll be a crazy ride."
"Immediately after we get home I'm going to wolf down a griddle burger."
"The drummer from Babes in Toyland gave us a massive piece of cheese."
"The KLF are Glenn Hughes fans"
"Beck wants me to work on a song personally for him"
"I feel like we’re relevant and that’s why it’s been worth doing it again"
"I used to go to Wraith at the Waterfront back in the day"
"We’re a swirling mass, just kind of charging forward"
"We’re having an absolute ball playing live again."
"I think our sound has grown with time. I’m not sure what it is though."
"Lyrics are the bane of my life sometimes"
“I’m trying to articulate something closer to the truth than the spin we are fed”
“I’m proud that I’ve lasted so long and I'm still getting better”
"I don't think any of us knew that Let's Dance to Joy Division would still be the last song of our set seven years on!"
"We got lost in the desert and built choppers, went skating, hung out with rad people, or we rode on our bikes."