Finally - An Interview That Breaks New Ground

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Finally - An Interview That Breaks New Ground

Postby FamilyMan » Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:39 am

I had not yet heard before what Steve talks about in this interview. About what happened to him when he was nine...

https://www.newstatesman.com/2018/09/St ... -interview
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Re: Finally - An Interview That Breaks New Ground

Postby Gideon » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:17 am

Good stuff.
'Nothing was bigger for Journey than 1981’s “Escape” album. “I have to attribute that to Jonathan coming in and joining the writing team,” Steve Perry (Feb 2012).'
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Re: Finally - An Interview That Breaks New Ground

Postby Jeremey » Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:12 pm

Great interview. So weird that she opened with that Brian May blog post. I still remember reading that right after it was published and the punched-in-the-gut feeling it brought with it. So very glad to see Steve Perry opening up and revealing so much more about his life. It must take a lot of courage.
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Re: Finally - An Interview That Breaks New Ground

Postby The_Noble_Cause » Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:28 pm

Great read. Thanks.
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Re: Finally - An Interview That Breaks New Ground

Postby SusieP » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:21 pm

It's nice to get an interviewer that actually appears to know something about him and his history and didn't only focus on 'Dont Stop Believing'.
The song cannot be ignored, but as we all know, Steve and the Band are about so much more than just that song.
The guy didn't come to the UK after the 70's Journey gigs and we get very little news about him over here.
No radio play of anything other than Don't Stop Believing - so that New Statesman interview was very welcome. It even mentioned the hip problem!
This journalist obviously has some knowledge.
And this mention of something happening when he was nine is new to me.
He opened up to her. Very interesting.
If he decides to bring out a memoir, maybe this interviewer could write it for him.


The BBC Breakfast interviewers had no clue and just conducted a thumbnail interview that gave us nothing. Pathetic effort when it's been so long since we've seen or heard him.
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Re: Finally - An Interview That Breaks New Ground

Postby Abitaman » Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:04 pm

Very good read. Seemed to know how to tell a story to keep you reading. Hopefully there will be a second part on the new release itself.
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