Not someone who thrives on fame, Brad enjoys relative anonymity. But he has found himself at times fending off fans who can't believe they're seeing the lead singer of 3 Doors Down in person. He says many people are surprised when they discover that Brad himself has written hits that folks sometimes haven't even recognized as being a 3 Doors Down song. "I get that more than you know," he says. "And I like it. Because I care absolutely nothing
about fame. I like the fact that we can go out and be successful, and we can still go to, like Wal-Mart. Like, in my hometown, I think, Okay, that's one
Wal-Mart I can't go to. Pull the hat down and like, 'Eee! I don't see you! I don't see you!'" he laughs. "But I like the fact that people sometimes don't know, and if they say, 'What band do you play for?' And I tell 'em. And they're like, 'Oh, what songs y'all singing?' And they might or might not know 'Kryptonite' and some of that stuff. But you throw out 'Here Without You' and things like that, they're like, 'You sing that?
' I'm like, 'Yup.' They're like, 'Wow.'" (Check out our full interview with Brad Arnold