Richie spoke with Hugh Sundae from the New Zealand Herald ahead of the Auckland concert on December 5. Topics include sequencing a record, iTunes and digital music, support acts, the "hair metal" scene, musical influences, playing live and tour withdrawals.
Meanwhile,Jon has spoken to Indian media in promotion of the Greatest Hits. Most of the responses are pretty standard to all the Greatest Hits promo interviews, but there is a bit of localised flavour to the questioning:
You’re yet to visit India. why’s that?Read the rest of the article here.
I would like to visit India, but we keep our touring schedule such that it does not really get too exhaustive or excessive. We’d like to tour in a manner that is not excessive and so, we haven’t.
Have you ever considered collaborating for a Bollywood project?
I’d love to collaborate. I’m always excited about the prospect of collaborative efforts because music is a universal language and doesn’t have to do anything with borders or even language barriers.