It's a mid-March morning and Sixx describes it as a "beautiful day in Los Angeles." He's already been to the gym, he's en route to do his radio show, Sixx Sense, and tonight he'll celebrate his wedding anniversary. "It's a good day." One thing the bassist is particularly excited about is the promise of new music. The record is a far cry from boot-stomping Crüe bangers like "Shout at the Devil" and "Dr. Feelgood." Instead, Sixx and his bandmates – frontman James Michael and ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist D. Ashba – have constructed 11 sprawling, catchy, ornate AOR missives. gracefully and patiently waited in the wings, while the mother ship, a.k.a. I've heard Tommy say that it's hard to throw yourself 100 percent into a project, when you have to go out on the road to do other projects.
Today, the bassist couldn't be more contented.
Lead single "(Rise) Get Yourselves Together" is an urgent plea for resilience, and it generally reflects Sixx: A. We ended Mötley Crüe on our terms, so now we have the time – each guy, individually – to do whatever he wants to do. Listen, not to be morose, but there's more years behind me than in front of me.
M.'s positive outlook – a sharp contrast to Crüe's debauched worldview – which they will be bringing on the road this spring.
After signing with Elektra Records they re-released the album.
staying in the charts for 114 weeks after its release.