My Cruel Summer

Tell us how you come about the song.

The song came about during the writing process of our debut album. It’s a song about getting older feeling paranoid about it. While the people you associate yourselves with seem to be moving on without you.

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Tell us about you as a person outside the musical world.

We all have different jobs. The lead singer Marc works as a personal trainer. Our drummer Brian is in radio in south jersey and our bass player Dave plays lead guitar in a band called Ascending From Ashes and also does session work for other artists.

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Tell us about you as a musician.

We are very dedicated at establishing ourselves as an Original band. Who writes their own music and relies on it alone.

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Tell us how you manage other activities with your musical career.

We are very lucky to have flexible jobs. It makes us able to fully focus on our music careers.

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Tell us your experience as a musician.

We all have our experience as musicians. We have all played in bands before this. We truly believe in the 10,000 hours thing.

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Tell us five artists you can regard as legends.

Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Presley and Tom Petty.

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Tell us the names of the media that have supported you so far.

We truly appreciate the support we’ve been getting from social media! Blank TV has been great to us. Also a YouTube channel called Sounds Good Sounds New. Mystic Sons has been great too.

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Tell us your future plans pertaining music.

We would like to keep putting out original music and have people connect with it and let it in to their lives.

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Tell us what motivates you to write songs.

Just the everyday struggle. The people you associate yourselves with. And the struggle of growing up and finding your way in this world.

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Tell us the names of the artists you have worked with and the ones you will like to work with in the future.

Well for now we have been lucky to have Pete Steinkopf from The Bouncing Souls produce our music. He’s been great to us!

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Tell us what you think about creativity and originality in music.

You should never settle as a songwriter. You should always try to dig deeper and find a part of yourself you can bring out in every song you write. That’s what makes it creative.

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Tell us the reason you are into music.

It all has to do with upbringing and having that part of you always looking for something. Some people have it some people don’t. Music is what makes Me, Dave and Brian who we are.

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Give us the links to connect you on social media and links to purchase your music.

https://www.facebook.com/My-Cruel-Summer-658044511053687/?ref=bookmarks

https://open.spotify.com/artist/4SxrKvzf6yaVbiNwGQXYuB

https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/my-cruel-summer/1267325836

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Tell us your view on old school music and new school music in terms of preference.

Music is always moving. It’s always evolving and changing. There’s a place for everything. And there’s a genre for everyone.

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Tell us your most memorable day as an artist.

The day we recorded our latest song “Reveling Outcasts”. It was a great day to be in a band.

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Tell us your genre of music.

We like to think of ourselves as Americana Punk with a soul side.

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Tell us how you write and record your songs.

Once we feel we captured what we wanted to capture during the writing process we head into the studio and just build what we hear in our heads.

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Tell us what you will do for the people if you found yourself in a position of power.

Make the world a little easier place to live in. Then find a bar and play for two hours.

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Kolade Olamide

I am a poet , writer, beat maker, chef, songwriter, web designer, music promoter,digital marketer, blogger and director.

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