"Yannis comes up with those things. But they give you something to think about in the back of your mind while you’re recording, it adds a bit of magic to it. The voodoo thing, we were thinking what the hell does voodoo sound like? It’s a sort of sweaty environment, mystical stuff, and I think that adds something to it. Maybe it doesn’t, maybe it’s just nonsense. It just makes it more fun, to have some sort of new concept. God knows what the new concept will be, maybe there won’t be one. There’s been lots of sporadic writing. There’s loads of bits at the moment, a couple of bits that are near fully-formed, but we need to go into the garage and tinker with them."
Jimmy on Foals’ album concepts (x)
"We never thought we’d play to 1,000 people, let alone 10,000 people, or more. You only sort of plan doing it for a couple of years, you sort of assume the worst and when it goes well, you haven’t planned for that."
Jimmy Smith (x)