Journey are currently in the studio with producer Kevin Shirley (Aerosmith/Led Zeppelin/Iron Maiden) in the early stages of creating a follow-up to Revelation, the band’s 2008 album which introduced their latest lead singer, Arnel Pineda.
Words: Dave Ling
The group face this task with the wind in their metaphorical sails after two rival versions of their power ballad Don’t Stop Believin’ – the original from 1981’s album Escape and a re-make that featured in the children’s TV show Glee – battled it out in the UK’s Top 10 singles chart earlier this year.
“[The song’s success is] brilliant for us and bands like us,” maintains Schon.
“If people think Don’t Stop Believin’ is a Glee song and not one of ours, I don’t mind. Those are brand new fans – I’m happy they like the song, period.
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