“A bunch of us are massive Van Halen fans. Those first five or six albums are such classics. It's strange that you don’t hear everybody covering those records, because so many people from my generation were influenced by them.
“Romeo Delight was one that I suggested; somebody else thought of Hang ‘Em High. We tried them both, but Romeo Delight was the one that stuck. We ended up incorporating some bits and pieces of other songs in the middle, as well. I always loved the drum break in Light Up The Sky, so we have that, and we quote a little Led Zeppelin with Whole Lotta Love. There’s a vocal reference to Top Jimmy, too. We just had fun with it.
“Mike Orlando killed the Eddie Van Halen solo and breathed new life into it – and that’s saying something. Those first few albums are so brilliant, it's like, how do you improve on them? The answer is, you don’t. All you can do is just get in there and pay tribute. That’s what we did – we added to the original.”