My all time rockstar crush is, with out a doubt, Brian Fallon. I couldn’t rave enough about the Gaslight Anthem and the Horrible Crowes. Both bands have songs in my top 25 most played on iTunes and Fallon, most certainly is amongst my favorite musicians.
It must be nice to be in a position to say, “Look, take our music for what it is.”
It is what it is. If you like it, cool. If you don’t like it, well then, OK, there’s probably something else. I’ve always said it’s easier for bands to make a hard stance – like, we don’t do commercials or whatever, blah blah blah – when you’ve sold billions of records. It’s super-easy to be righteous when you’re rich. If you’re in our position, it’s just like, we gotta do this for what we love and not for any other reason, or else we’re just gonna be unhappy, you know?