38th Parallel Quotes
I think one of the great edges we have is in the lyrics.
They're very intelligently written, there's nothing clichéd about them, and
even though many of the lyrics are rapped, there's nothing really urban about
our sound. It's not "street" in any way. It's really closer to
Renaissance poetry. No, seriously, it is.
We have tons of diversity in the band, and
we all bring it together to form who we are. Mark came to the band with a
classically trained vocal background. He's been doing show tunes his whole life.
Aaron grew up listening to jazz with his Dad, and his grandpa used to play drums
in a jazz group. Nathan listened to a lot of R&B/hip-hop. I'm the pop-guy. I
love all pop. And Shane's the intelligent writer of the band who listens to all
kinds of intelligent music — classical guitar and stuff like that.
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