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Monday, May 28, 2012
Chickenfoot: All Access Video Interview; Rocklahoma
nothing but love for Joe Satriani.
In a new interview, the Chickenfoot lead
singer praises his guitarist’s ability to write great music.
to HDNet Concerts in advance of their performance at Rocklahoma
tonight (May 27), Hagar says that their songwriting process is sort
of the opposite way that Elton John and
Bernie Taupin have written so many classic songs over the years.
waits for Bernie to write great lyrics and he just hands them to him
with no musical thing in mind,” Hagar said. “And then Elton
writes these fantastic songs. For me, as a lyricist, when I hear
Joe’s music, it speaks to me. [He's] the well.”
feeling is mutual, according to Satriani. The guitarist credits his
respect for his bandmates as pushing him to write the best music he
inspired by the thought of recording with these guys,” Satriani
modestly countered. “And it’s important that it goes beyond just
being a professional musician, at least for me. I have to be really
inspired and excited that I’m going to write something and Sammy
and Mike and Chad are going to really love it, and they’re gonna
add something to it. They’re gonna take it to the next step.”