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Evermore - Evermore Interview 2004

20 Oct 2004 // An interview by Shade
These questions were answered by Dann from Evermore

1. How do you come up with your lyrics?

Peter and Jon write most of the lyrics, they have quite different styles but work together well. I don't have of a say apart from saying "how about adding

2. What is your most embarrassing on tour moment?
Probably saying "thanks for sticking around" when we were supporting Ben Kweller. It just came out. Everyone laughed so i got away with it.

3. What can you never leave home without?

My CDs.

4. Where do you see Evermore in five years?

Hopefully we can keep touring and making records we're proud of.

5. What do you always take to your gigs?

A big smile.

6. What music do you enjoy listening to?

A good album that takes you somewhere.

7. What do you think could be done to make the NZ music industry better?

Ad-free Goverment youth radio. A national free street press.

8. Which member of Evermore has the worst habit and what is it?

Me, i eat too quickly then grown and burp in the car.

9. How do you feel now that 'Dreams' has been released?

Great. We're so proud of it, it's the best record we could at the moment. We've had such a good responce.

10. How do you keep in contact with your fans?

We sometimes post on our forum on our site, and we always talk to people after shows.

11. What rumour would you like to start about yourselves?

I'm dating Delta Goodrem.
 

About Evermore

Most bands’ first experience of the European touring circuit involves a clapped out van and a handful of Wednesday night shows but then again, Evermore aren’t most bands. After supporting P!nk on her record-breaking Australian tour, she was so impressed by the band that her management specifically requested that Evermore join her on the European leg of her Funhouse juggernaut.

“Touring with P!nk has been great, playing in front of ten thousand people a night all over Europe has been amazing,” says vocalist and guitarist Jon Hume with typical ANZAC understatement. “This band has always been about the live experience and it’s great so many people are seeing what we’re all about.”

When the band – comprised of brothers Jon, Peter and Dann Hume (”some days you’d rather not spend 12 in a bus with your brothers, but you can’t always get what you want,” winks Jon) – first relocated from New Zealand to Australia, it became quickly evident what they were all about. Their 2004 debut, Dreams, introduced a young band with a preternatural grasp of pop melody and the ability to craft soulful, affecting songs. The plangent, yearning It’s Too Late (Ride On) from that record captured the listening public’s attention, spreading like wildfire across the Tasman and eventually all the way to the US, where the song featured on The O.C.

Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Evermore

Releases

Follow The Sun
Year: 2012
Type: Album
Evermore
Year: 2010
Type: Album
Unbreakable
Year: 2007
Type: EP
Into The Ocean
Year: 2006
Type: DVD
Real Life
Year: 2006
Type: Album
My Own Way
Year: 2004
Type: EP
Dreams
Year: 2004
Type: Album
Oil & Water
Year: 2003
Type: EP

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