Indie rock 6 piece talk about their latest album
PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF FOR US WHO ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH YOU AND
YOUR MUSIC AND TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF.
Hi, We are called WOUNDEDSPiRiT at 6 piece indie/Rock/pop band from West Bromwich consisting of Myself (Jason Kelly) on vocals, Elton McTaggart on drums, Darren Thorpe on guitars/vocals, Mark Smith on keys/synth. Rob Roberts on Bass and Steven Scaife on Lead guitar.
TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOUR NEW ALBUM OR SINGLE?
Our new album is called U ME AND THE OCEAN, recorded in Cornwall its a mixture of strong guitar/synth driven songs on a journey of LOVE EMOTION AND DEVOTION. The album is influenced by bands such as Depeche Mode and The Mission but still with a pop/indie vibe in a lot of places
WHAT INSPIRED THE ALBUM OR SINGLE?
The album is inspired by separation, loss, love and how we put the pieces back together without showing the pain to others
CAN YOU SUM UP THE ALBUM IN A FEW WORDS? A wall of sound full of energy
WHAT RECORD CHANGED YOUR LIFE AND WHY?
U2 - Under a Blood-red Sky. Can anybody truthfully tell me they have listened to that album and not wanted to be in a band
DO YOU HAVE A FAVOURITE MUSIC VIDEO FILMED BY YOUR BAND OR ANOTHER
ARTIST? Fv music bu y our band will be 11Months3Weeks6Days, filmed in a stadium on a cold January morning it was defo not for the faint-hearted
WHAT WOULD WE FIND YOU DOING WHEN YOU'RE NOT MAKING MUSIC?
Pre-lockdown, playing football, gym, out with friends and during lockdown lying on the sofa
DO YOU GET NERVOUS PERFORMING LIVE, IF SO HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH THAT?
I don't feel nervous more an adrenaline rush, I like to be on my own before going on stage and not having to engage with people
HOW DID YOU FORM THE BAND? I formed the band from my mom and dads pub, we all knew each other and it was an uneasy fit
HOW DO YOU WRITE? - DO YOU HAVE A KEY SONGWRITER, OR DO YOU ALL WORK
Me and Elton do most of the writing using logic pro and Garageband to form ideas to take to rehearsals. Going forward though I think and I hope it will be more collaboration between all the band members
WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
People who wake up in the morning and think today is the best day of the Week
WHAT IS NEXT?
Releasing 3 more singles off the album this year with videos, recording new song in May and we have gigs in August
PLEASE TELL US ANY SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS SO WE CAN SHARE.
We are also on all digital platforms