Well, Spitz's members are all like brothers, and we won't separate.
Masamune: This applies to our music. I think "brothers" is the best word to describe us. As for me.....although we are not like "Tango 3 brothers", I think I am like the "second eldest brother".
Sakiyama: I believe I am here because the band is here. Sometimes I thought I was like the mother here instead. (laugh) There are also times that we are like brothers, although I have a stronger feeling of being a family.
Tamura: Spitz is definitely my most favourite band in Japan. But when it comes to the whole world, I think I like Queen the most. (laugh) Since the band belongs to me and it also belongs to us, I like it of course.
We are all the eldest sons. Really.
Tetsuya: Seriously, we are alll the eldest sons in our own families.
Tamura: If I answered the question, I would say that it depended on the situation. For example, what would happen when it came to relationships (with women) or music? (laugh) Each person's status changes as the situation changes.
Tamura: We can't answer it generally.
Masamune: When we go on stage or go out, our eldest brother (Tetsuya?) changes.
Tetsuya: Yes, he (or I?) changes.
Tamura: When we go out, he (the eldest brother) looks like an idiot, doesn't he? (laugh)
Tamura: Particularly when we go out drinking.....
Masamune: I see. I see.
Tamura: When he finishes drinking with the staff....(laugh)
Tetsuya: What about the other cast? What kind of people do the second and the third eldest brothers turn to?
Masamune: Noooo. We are talking about who becomes arrogant at that time?
Tetsuya: Is it the eldest brother too?
Masamune: We all think so.
Tamura: But when it comes to other things, it's probably the second eldest one (Masamune?).
Masamune: This is hard to say. (laugh)
Tetsuya: After all, we are like "Tango 3 brothers", although there are 4 people here. (laugh)
Masamune: The answer may not be this "nice" when we come next year. (laugh)
We would like to create a unique style. This seems pretty easy to understand.
In the last tour, our keyboard guy had a hard time to fit in when he played
his section for the first time. When we asked him, "how come?" he said
that, for example, we had a difference between the timing of the excitment
in a song. He also said that when the voice was added, we played differently.
After listening to him, we found out that, after all, it was hard for other
people to master our style well. We probably came to learn all this while
we were ignorant.
Tetsuya: To me, what do I expect (from Spitz)? The thing that I expect.......(he became quiet)....... it's nothing. Although I don't expect anything, I believe - whenever we are performing or recording - I am able to experience different things. No matter what I am thinking about or what I am worrying about, I believe something incredible will happen, although I don't expect anything particular.
Sakiyama: I think it would be nice if we can change spontaneously. Humn....I am looking forward to seeing what will come up.
Tetsuya: There is no reason for us not to keep going. We are in progress like a turtle does. It's a turtle, not a rabbit. (laugh)
Masamune: What else? It seems that Spitz would disappear if any of us was missing. I think Spitz was built with the support of all four of us. I also think that if any of us was missing, the uniqueness of Spitz would be gone.
Masamune: About the way that Tetsuya's guitar sound fits into our music, I don't think other people can do the same thing as Tetsuya can.
Sakiyama: We all have a strong feeling that we were raised by Spitz. (laugh)
Masamune: When Sakiyama joined the band, I was moved by the fact that I came across such a good drummer. The feeling is still there.
Tamura: I really love Masamune's voice. How should I put that? His voice seems as if he was proposing to someone. (laugh) I've finally confirmed my passion for his voice recently. Besides, I came to realize that I actually have a great voice too. (laugh)