No Doubt is about a month away from releasing their new album Push & Shove (September 25) and they’ve been doing promo to get fans excited! They appear on the Fall Preview 2012 issue of Billboard Magazine and inside the group talks about reuniting and making another album.
Check out the excerpts below and share your thoughts!
Gwen on not creating mainstream music:
“We’ve never fit into any format. Luckily we’ve been able to fit into both [pop and rock] a little bit, though not really consciously… We’ve just managed to nudge our way in.”
Adrian on the band members needing to compromise:
“We’ve learned really well how to compromise with each other for the sake of keeping the band together. There’s times where I’m not going to be happy with 100% of everything on the record, where we’ve learned how to let go of those little things and being so idealistic.”
Tony on the reason for the new record:
“When we did [the 2009 reunion] tour, it was the waking of the dead. Not only did we get our confidence back, on top of that it gave us the feeling of not needing to rush. All these amazing people were still coming out to see us, so we thought, ‘Let’s make the best record we can make now.’ We wouldn’t have this record if we didn’t do that tour.”