Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
CNN -- -- over and I.
In every night so he's excited for surprise a couple people.
Friends -- -- different content suitcases it.
She's been in addition to our family since -- truth.
You're asking us through the well head of the explained that the real suit cannot make -- -- we brought up element -- does.
-- -- -- -- and even -- picture -- -- with Rick and Rick sign Iraq which is really cool they ended up carrying her everywhere.
That is a clip from and a fact of the hobby documentary portrait of the music I -- -- -- -- we don't have many icons in the studio here but Rick is actually with us here today great to meet you -- fabulous -- -- I could see him every night and I still be excited I -- just my wife would say that.
Got millions millions of fast hands underneath -- it.
That what what does it mean for you when you -- people say things like that.
I mean the Fed into other -- of music to and I understand.
That connection you.
I think -- I think it's it it's comes to the music anyway it's -- music connection coming as a kind of a slight idol kind of thing to it too but.
I mean I can't I can't really associate with that I I sort I understand the whole music connection -- the anything added it's put on there it's not really to do it.
I did tell us what the documentary how did -- come back they just got -- it was a producer came to me is that the one that I.
Your relationship -- defense is really in -- I would -- to make a document -- she knew she was a Soviet television amazing.
Documentary director award winning -- director.
And they followed us around for year and it basically I have brought documentary half reality show -- they took these fans and went through their lives and what they've done with him.
My music through their lives and what it's meant to some pretty shocking story -- Felt like I thought -- it's going to be a puff piece but it would like myself my jaw hit the good ground a couple of times and I saw the first dead -- -- like god this is.
You know we I'd write songs and I -- my life and I love the songs for what I've.
You know they mean to me that I don't.
I don't think of what they mean other people and you.
Good to -- the other writing process it's something that always fascinates me do you -- what it what is it that inspires you.
For a particular song just get a phrasing your head and think that I don't want to -- no matter whether whether the ideas come from.
It -- hit a lot of different ways I thought I really don't know and I'm not the kind of guy this good tonight at five -- right -- to wait for something.
I -- it always comes from some emotion or some relationship with somebody and that's that moves.
Something in me and I start figure -- -- I suffer a little different depression and it's kind of an understatement.
And that part.
That part of my songwriting comes from -- I'm constantly looking in trying to figure out what what is wrong sold out.
Puck part of that comes from that and and it it it's an internal scrutiny and we'll which is why I think you can -- right it could come up with sometimes original try to phrase because.
They think about it so much insight and I think his apartment that -- -- just comes through here so.
The writing music isn't coping mechanism and sometimes he it's actually healing mechanism I think it's more than coping I think is -- healing mechanism for me yeah I think is a lot of I think it is -- lot of writers I mean my dad died in 1981 very early.
Men I was stressed out about that for about three years until it finally wrote a song about it and I.
Cried through this whole thing of writing this song that I could I could let it go to -- country since yesterday it is -- threatening that.
I wrote a whole album.
-- -- and -- anger except it's on how angry how was -- somebody.
But one person so it can be very very productive.
You and ask how is your life now though -- messed up yet.
Pretty messed up but no it's actually I I've.
My life is.
I live on kind of an emotional roller coaster -- it's pretty.
-- intense but.
I have an amazing family which is my foundation my wife is the most amazing person my two boys that are.
The greatest singer whatever you do have always 26 attorney Terry right that is actually -- new album -- into the world that actually wrote about my youngest son Joshua.
So that -- if you get your inspiration from usually from people that that you're the closest to.
And and you turn yet we too we do about 8200 shows a year and he -- You're damn right Avery to Europe for the new album and independent productions on the -- you know right now they've done that -- -- -- left LSU got new -- we go to -- Europe Oreo somewhere aren't that.
All right I'm via the documentary is an affair of the -- -- opening get opened yesterday -- than -- I've seen here in the city downtown.
That web site is Rick Springfield -- dot com.
Yeah I believe there it is on the screen.
I'm Rick it's a pleasure to meet you -- thank you for talking thanks thanks for making it -- -- had some trouble in the deal traffic -- go find the dog could check out the war website and now I'm sorry -- I keep moving almost center all the time I'm off center in so anyways.
Filter by section