“We never really get to do these kinds of shows, so it’s definitely different,” he tells me moments later as we’re led down the club’s velvet-lined staircase to a dimly lit room beneath the stage.
“We just had to step away from the career a little bit, because we felt like we had said everything.
We’d done so many albums over so many years and we’d been on the road for such a long time. That muse resulted in a new electronic-laden sound for the alternative rock band, which they carefully crafted over the next five years as they began putting together their fifth studio album, .
“I got so much shit in school because I had an extreme look.
There was always a lot of talking, but I always kind of enjoyed that.
We want to take our fans to a party.” Watch the video for Tokio Hotel’s “Love Who Loves You Back” below, and for tour dates and tickets for the bands current world tour, head to the official Tokio Hotel website.
also known mononymously as Billy (stylized as BILLY) for his solo act, is a German singer, songwriter, voice actor, designer, and model.
However, Kaulitz tells me his creative couture wasn’t always appreciated.
“When I was 13 I would come to school with makeup and nail polish and I had teachers who would say, ‘We can’t teach you and you’re not allowed in class,’” he says as he runs his fingers through his bleached platinum-blond hair.
According to Kaulitz in several interviews, he and Tom started writing music at the age of seven years.