O: There’s clearly a shift of audience here. But I think so little about the consumer and I work very little with communication so I can’t really answer that question.

J: We definitely had to deal with expectation, expectations of a certain consistency – whatever that is. I think this is a strange experience for all artists .

O: What some people may not really understand is that most of the musical choices on the record are motivated according to the stuff we have been reading. And for me personally it is way more interesting to illustrate and to work on this conceptual level with music than to just express my own ego like it happens most of the time in pop music. I think it is very interesting to destroy this believe in the idea of a “popular culture genius” that expresses itself, to get rid of that and instead deal with a topic like this one. I mean what does self-expression mean anyway, isn’t it all just performance?