Alva Star Quotes
I don't mind people wanting to hear the old stuff--the old style. I'm the same way to some degree with bands that I like--you get used to a certain sound and you want them to continue down that path. But as a musician, what can I do if my muse is pushing me in a different direction?
Alva Star is a character in a Tennessee Williams one act play called "This Property is Condemned". In 1966 Natalie Wood played the part of Alva Star in a movie based on the play. I watched it one afternoon and was captivated by the parallels between the lives of Alva Star and Natalie Wood and the early death of the character and the early death of the actress.
For me its not like a totally new thing. I've always been into playing rock but until now have done it in smaller less public bands. For about 4 years while Storyhill was in full swing I put that side of myself on the shelf but felt increasingly that I wanted to make it a focus again. When Storyhill broke up I felt less confined as an artist - like I could explore what else music can be.
We have a musical chemistry I haven't felt with any one else. It was great to see all the people too, and to feel that we impacted their lives enough to bring them out to see us again after 4 years.
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