Quotes

Chad on moving to Vancouver and living the hard life:
“I didn’t even have utensils. I had enough money to buy noodles, and I remember eating them with my fingers and feeling sorry for myself…I guess the stealing didn’t stop, because I remember going to a restaurant after that and grabbing some utensils. I’m kind of like a cockroach. I’ll pretty much do anything to survive.”

Chad on being famous:
“I equate being famous with being a six-foot-tall gorgeous blonde with huge boobs. You get stared at all time. People behave differently toward you.”

Chad on how much promiscuity he enjoyed before meeting his fiancee:
“I’m a singer in a rock-and-roll bad…You know anything about zodiac signs? I’m a Scorpio. A Scorpio is pretty much a walking penis…Also, I was born in 1974, the year of the tiger, which means I’m a shrewd businessman and I pretty much want to take over the world. I’m a walking penis that wants to take over the world. So you can imagine.”

Mike on the similarities between ‘Someday’ and ‘How You Remind Me’:
“I think that's remarkable for someone to notice that there's a hit quality. If all hits sound the same, then sorry. When you are a band that has a distinct style, such as us or AC/DC, that happens. When you have a distinct style, you run the risk of sounding similar.”

Chad on his onstage persona:
“I become the fun guy, the party guy. I want to whip everybody into a frenzy and scream and blow things up…I’m there as an entertainer. Some bands get up with no lights and no production, and they say ‘It’s all about the songs.’ Hey, if it’s all about the songs, I can listen to the f***ing CD at home. I’m here to see you live. Perform, monkey!”

Chad on what he was in a previous life:
“…I must have been a saint because I get to screw a good-looking chick and be the lead singer in a f***ing successful rock-and-roll band. I sleep until noon every day, and I’ve got more money than I can spend in two lifetimes.”

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