Andy McCoy Interview
"Two Steps From The Move" (Epic Records) marks the American debut of European superstars "Hanoi Rocks." The band has built an impressive following in Japan. India. Hong Kong. Thailand, Finland and England. In just four short years. "Hanoi Rocks" have released lour albums, logged thousands Of tour miles, headlined at the London Lyceum, and performed at the "Reading Festival."
Q. In reading an advertisement for your group. "Sounds Magazine" of England stated. "There is no doubt that Hanoi Rocks will one day be as famous as Coca Cola and Big Macs." Would you like to see "Hanoi Rocks" be that famous?
Q. Most people do not realize that "Hanoi Rocks" is not a brand new band, and that your latest album is actually your fourth album. Why did it take so long for an American record company to discover "Hanoi Rocks?"
Q. When you were only in your teens, you put this group together. After only (> months, "Hanoi Rocks" released a single. How did you get the know-how, the knowledge together to do this?
Q. What's the story behind the name of the group?
Q. What country are you guys from?
Q. Is the music scene in Europe any different than it is here in the U.S.?
Q. Why did you decide to cover Creedence Clearwater Revivals' "Up Around the Band?"
Q. Pete Townshend has remarked, "There is nothing that has ever come close to rock for people to express their joy and frustration." Do you agree?
Q. So what's next for the group?
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