Rick Talks (from October 2003)

The "X" World Tour is almost over. Are you as exhausted as the rest of the band and the crew?

It's funny, it's only really hit me since we got to the UK. Maybe it's been the change of weather or the damp, but I'm really starting to feel it in my bones. I guess when we were in America and Canada it seemed easier because we've been touring there during the summer and early autumn, but we come over here and I feel the change of season more than I would if I was fresh. So yeah, I'm ready to go home. That would be nice.

Is that just because there's nothing fresh about the show any more?

It must be weird being back in the UK as you're British but haven't lived here for so long. Does it still feel like home or is it just the place you grew up in?

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