On Tuesday (Nov. 7), Maroon 5 celebrated their sixth studio album with a release party in Los Angeles at iHeartRadio Theater. During the night, Levine, who is the frontman for the LA-originated band, opened up about this record and why he thinks it is the closest related to their debut album, Songs About Jane, which came out in 2002.
“I think this album and the first album are probably the most connected,” Levine told fans during a Q&A at the release party, as reported by KISS FM. “This album seems to me like a cousin to the first album… there’s a relationship… kind of like book-ended all the ones in between.”
It’s been 15 years since Songs About Jane was released, and we’re happy to hear that the group still likes to touch back to their roots within their music. While Levine likes to think that these two albums are bookends to the band’s career as of now, the reasoning behind their latest record’s title is a little less structured and more open to interpretation.
“The name of an album is just a vibe. I think we had like 20 minutes to come up with it at the eleventh hour… I like to let people decide their own meanings to it,” he said.
It’s up to you fans, what do you think Red Bill Blues means, and is it similar to the songs of Maroon 5’s past? Sound off in the comments below.
(H/T KISS FM)
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