"It's been a long time coming," says Kanal, who for the first time became a co-lyricist with Stefani. "For me, the goal was just to get the record finished. To get us all in the same room at the same time with the amount of kids we all have between us was a struggle."
"Sometimes in my mind I still think I'm 16 onstage and my body tells me that I'm not 16 anymore," says Tony Kanal, the 42-year-old bassist, laughing. "In our minds maybe we think we're younger than we actually are."