My goal has been to encourage jointness, to push people to think of affiliations rather than to operate as solo entrepreneurs.
I've always been excited at the idea of performing a solo show.
A lot of my solo albums were produced by different people who had their idea of what songs I should do, and they had me doing a lot of ballads.
Working with the brothers can put pressure on my voice, so I choose to do my own solo thing so I can save my voice. I couldn't do both now. The Neville Brothers is a funk band; they play loud, and I have a strong voice.
I would say Hope Solo is competitive.
I'll get up there and I'll do my guitar solos in one of those space outfits.
As long as I know what key the solo is in, I try to kind of empty my mind and not think about anything. I just play without thinking.
I knew I was destined to do a solo album, but when I did that first album in 1978, I had no idea it was going to be that well received.
I knew I was destined to be a rock star. I just knew it, like I've always had the power of foresight. I feel right now exactly the way I felt after I finished mixing my first solo album 'New York Groove'.
A lot of people are trying to get me to go solo. It's just a thing I have to deal with a lot. Record labels are always trying to get me to go solo.