As we are gearing up for Steven Wilson’s New Album 4 ½, Metal Wani’s Editor In Chief Owais ‘Vitek’ Nabi had a chat with ‘King Of Prog Rock’ Steven Wilson. The Interview is divided into 2 parts. In part 1, he discusses the songwriting ideas on 4 ½, how the songs are related to Hand.Cannot.Erase. as well as new album, why he prefers to write songs which make him angry, melancholic, sad which connectes with the fans on an emotional level, his opinion on how his music touches lives of people, why he is attracted to melancholic music, how people recognize themselves through his music, why the songs on 4 ½ didnt fit in on Hands.Cannot.Erase or The Raven That Refused To Sing, his opinion on re-recording ‘Don’t Hate Me’ with Nina Tayeb on vocals, and how “My Book Of Regrets” is lyrically an extension of ‘Don’t Hate Me’.
Stream The Interview Below:
Part 2 Of The Interview will be posted tomorrow (December 20th) \m/