A lot of people don’t realize it, but I’ve a lot less success than I’ve have had success.
Because usually in the past when I was in a big band, that was all I did.
But the Go-Go’s are a very original, kind of organic thing.
Every now and then, a lot of bands doing the same kind of music will organically sprout up at once.
I haven’t been approached to do anything, but I would certainly make room for it. It was a really fun time.
I met Rodney when I first moved to LA, so I’d say 20 years. He’s the eternal teenager.
I think it’s a reflection of the music business in general, which to me seems very fragmented.
I will be very grateful that I get to go out and play a song and get well paid for it.
I’m friends with Carla Olsen and she’s doing a lot of producing these days. She’s getting quite a little collection of records that she’s produced. She’s real busy.
I’m hoping that with the high profile that the Go-Go’s are going to have over the next year, that if anybody is interested in what else I do, I’ll have something I can say that I do.
I’ve struggled just as much as anyone else.
If you have to do it, then you’re doing the right thing.
It’s kind of like family. I can’t say that we go out to lunch and to the movies every day with each other. Everyone’s fully grown adult women with lives.
It’s very different than it use to be. I think everybody has a lot more experience in how to be in a relationship – whether it’s a marriage or a significant other or a business or a friend.
Kids need stuff which is different than what their life is that they can kind of live through.
Obviously, the hit singles get the biggest reaction – that’s when you can see people really getting excited.
The first album is a classic record and I think the prototype of a sound that no one else does.
The new material fits very comfortably with the older stuff.
We always have a good time playing, and I’m glad it shows.
We only get together when there’s a good reason. Like, last summer, we didn’t really intend to go out, but we thought the B-52’s tour was a good opportunity.
When we finished the tour we had been writing together for a year. We moved forward from there and have just now finished our record. We’re having a new record out in the Spring.