Ever feel like your life may be in need of a touch more easycore? Well hold there my friends because we may have the answer. Manchester based pop punks Get Up Go have recently released their EP 'Calm Seas Never Made Good Sailors' which is the perfect blend of pop punk and easycore for your listening pleasure. The band also recently released their first ever music video for the track 'Tonight In Stereo' which you can watch above.
Check out our interview with Get Up Go and Calm Seas Never Made Good Sailor's below...
WHEN AND HOW DID YOU GUYS FORM?
We got together in Dec 2012. After being in bands together in the past we had not played together for a couple of years. We were all still friends, so when Pommy and Anders started writing music again we decided to start a new band. Sye was the obvious choice to sing and play bass, and Dion was the best drummer we knew.
HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH YOUR BAND NAME?
Anders came up with it after quite a heavy night at Pommy's house. After having a little too much to drink and then waking up on Pommy's kitchen floor, with Pommy's girlfriend standing over him looking pretty annoyed. Anders decided it was time to Get Up Go, he tweeted this as he left and later thought it could make a good name for the band.
YOU RECENTLY RELEASED CALM SEAS NEVER MADE GOOD SAILORS, FAVOURITE TRACK FROM IT AND WHY?
Collectively I think our favourite song is probably 'Wolves Amongst Us', when we went in to record it this song was barely a song, we wrote it as we went along, and it turned out better than we could have hoped for.
RECORDING OR PLAYING LIVE?
Recording is fun, seeing something you've worked so hard on come together and having something awesome at the end to show for it. But nothing beats the buzz of playing live and seeing people enjoy your music.
YOU'VE JUST RELEASED A NEW VIDEO FOR TONIGHT IN STEREO, TELL US A BIT ABOUT IT...
It's our first music video, we chose this song because it was kind of a surprise favourite from Calm Seas, we never thought it would sound as good as it does. The song is about partying basically, living in the moment, and worrying about things later, so the video reflects that. It's also got a retro gaming theme to it as well, you see through the eyes of the hero who's doing his best to navigate a party where the band is playing, something that gets him into a few 'sticky' situations.
IF YOU COULD PLAY A SHOW WITH ANYONE ON THE PLANET IT WOULD BE?
A few years ago I would have said Blink 182 or New Found Glory, those guys are our idols, but now I think we would choose to play with State Champs. They're the new pop punk kids on the block and they are, in our opinion, one of the most exciting band to come along in years.
TOP FIVE FAVOURITE ALBUMS?
Blink 182 -Take Off Your Pants And Jacket
State Champs - The Finer Things
Brand New - Your Favourite Weapon
Four Year Strong - Rise Or Die Trying
New Found Glory - Self Titled
Sum 41 - All Killer No FillerI know that's 6 but there you go :)
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