"When we started we didn’t know what we were doing. That’s the real truth. We were just making different music to everyone else. From that, it became progressive rock music. Up to that point, people were really concentrating on 2-minute-50-second songs. We didn’t see that as a vehicle for music. Why stop there? If you wanted to have a 6-minute song, why not have a 6-minute song? We didn’t realize we were part of something new that exploded, really. I’m really proud, whether we started it or not. It’s something I’ve enjoyed all my life."
Full Interview with John Lodge - dailypress.com