I love Tommy, because he’s like the clown, he’s so happy and brings so much excitement to the show and Vince is like the ringleader and Mick and I are kind of like outcasts of our own band when we’re onstage. It’s the interaction between the four of us that creates this complete perfect package of energy.
The other night there was a moment where I looked at Vince and Vince looked at me and looked at the person in front of me and he just nodded his head with disappointed like, “Go on . . . . ” There was this guy in like, a Polo shirt, tucked in and he had like, Dockers on and some really nice shoes on and Vince was just like [let’s out a big sigh].
WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH THAT GUY DOWN IN FLORIDA WHO SAYS HE TOOK OVER FOR YOU BACK IN THE MID-80S? That was one of those weird things where management came to me when I was off the road, and said some guy is saying he’s you and Kerrang! magazine wants to do an interview you basically can make fun of the guy or something.” I said, “Dude, I’ve been on the road for 13 months, I’m not doing any interviews, I’m writing songs right now.” I was actually at the time getting off drugs after Girls, Girls, Girls. So they went and did an interview with the guy, and he told this story about how he was me and I’m not me and it got picked up and took off in the press. And I kept ignoring it and ignoring it until it actually turned into a problem. Which, legally, then the guy had to get his ass kicked. It comes up every now and again and I go, “No kidding — isn’t that bizarre?”
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