What about the change to playing and singing, how did he
"I've practised a lot at this stage and I could do with
a lot more practising
now and I'm looking forward to going home and rehearsing this
properly because we just recorded it and then started touring."
It sounds like you may consider putting down the guitar.
"We've been talking about it on the third album. I think
the next Jetplane album will be different again to the first
two and its something that I wouldn't mind having a go at
because I think I could do a lot more complex vocals. When
you play guitars you have parts to play and I would like to
be a bit
more complex, possibly for a few songs we might do that."
Does Andrew find song writing easy, hard, emotionally draining?
"No it's not. It's easy to write a song, it's fucking
hard to finish one. Most albums that you listen to contain
songs that are 80% finished. Any artist that you rate if you
study their material and that is a bit of a cop out."
For example the La's album that always sounded like it wasn't
"Yeah, I mean them no them disservice to them because
they are an incredibly productive band both themselves and
the modern day The Coral, but they exhibit the same sort of
traits. Where as we spend an awful long time, often much,
finishing tracks and going back to them to make sure that
they are right. Evidence of that is we
often publish our demos on the Internet and record them for
radio sessions and the finished versions are completely different
to the way they started off. This has meant that the last
two Jetplane Landing records have taken two years each to
write so we've spent a long time getting those eleven tracks