Edinburgh and Chicago represent two points in your life, a long way apart in both miles and years. Can you tell me about the journey that took you from one to the other?

I left Edinburgh when I was 23; it was that point in a young person’s life where you often have to make decisions because you crave change and maybe want to break from a past; for me, it was an opportunity at the right time; I had been slogging it out with the Fini Tribe for the past eight years at that point, and something had to give; many bands were at these musical crossroads in the mid to late ’80s with studio tech and gear changing and evolving…well… we kind of hit an impasse, and it was sad…

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