You’ve had success with your latest album ‘Wretched and Divine’ and an early 2013 tour in support of the disc. How are the new songs translating for the band in a live setting?
The new record is, obviously when we wrote it it was a more orchestral and strong record. There’s more parts to it. It’s something that I think at first we were not scared of, but definitely intrigued. It was like, ‘How are we going to make this happen live?’ And I think through the course of doing 10 weeks, it’s sounding great, it’s feeling great and all the things that are there are there. We’ve got Jinxx playing violin on the violin parts, we’ve got a harpsichord onstage. We’ve figured it out and I think by the time that Warped Tour rolls around, you know we’re leaving in a few dates to do Europe and we’ve got some one off dates in May, and I think we’re going to try and translate the record as best as possible.
It’s feeling good and I generally feel at this point in our career, like any band, we’ve been playing long enough that this is the best we’ve ever sounded. We are tighter and stronger and more confident onstage than we’ve ever been.