Arjen Explains: My manager at the time, Harrie Smits, was also the manager of the band Helloween. He told me that the guys in Helloween liked my music. So I got in touch with Andi. I personally think he has a very pleasant voice when he sings the more laid-back songs, so on ‘Flight of the Migrator’ I used Andi very differently compared to how he sings for his own band.
Arjen Explains: I read in an interview that Dan considered me one of his influences. So I began listening to his music (Nightingale) and immediately loved his warm, dark voice. We e-mailed for a while and at some point is asked him if he would be interested in being part of Star One. He didn’t need a long time to think about it!
Arjen Explains: His voice reminds me of one of my favorite singers; Robert Plant, although Damian sings completely different and is absolutely not a Plant fan. That’s why his voice can be considered unique. It is clear, and strong, and indestructible. I heard one of his songs (Homegrown) on a Prog collection CD and was immediately impressed.
Arjen Explains: Clive may very well be the biggest name in the English neo-prog scene. I’d seen him perform with Pendragon a number of times and every time I noticed that big sound of one of his synthesisers…
We’ve managed to get some additional Star One “Victims of the Modern Age” Ltd. Ed. Mediabooks for our shop. You can order your signed copy here. CD1 1] Down the Rabbit Hole (01:20) 2] Digital Rain (06:23) 3] Earth that Was (06:08) 4] Victim of the Modern Age (06:27) 5] Human See, Human Do (05:14) […]