AFI's Jade Puget: Being Saddled With The "Goth Punk" Label Was Unfortunate
How have you grown since that album?
I like to hope that success hasn't affected us too bad. As long as you aren't trying to write hits or trying to be part of a trend and stay true to what you're doing, then I think that's what counts. We definitely have grown.
You can hear the last two records we've done are different than Decemberunderground. That record was a number one record and we could say, "Well, we've found a successful formula, so let's just keep making songs like that." That would be easy, but to me that's not what an artist does. It's about trying to grow.
Do you keep any projects on the side going?
Yeah, Davey and I have Black Audio. We've been doing that for over a decade now. I do a lot of stuff on the side like programming, remixing, songwriting and stuff like that. I like to score commercials and do sound design.
I read that you just celebrated your one year wedding anniversary, so congratulations on that.
Thank you. Yes, that was exciting.
Is your wife a fan of AFI?
She is...Yeah...It's kind of hard to describe it, because you don't want your wife to be like a super-fan because that would be weird.
But at the same time you don't want her to not like what you do. So, she like perfectly fits in between those two categories and finds that balance.
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