Pop punk bands can be found all over the world. One such example is Never Too Late who hail from Brazil. The band have just released their new EP 'Premiere' which is packed with five songs of poppy melodies contrasted with heavy and exhilarating riffs. We asked them a few questions about their new EP, the story behind their band name and what it's like writing songs in a different language...
WHERE ARE YOU FROM?
All of us live in the same city: Sao Paulo, Brazil!
HOW DID YOU FORM?
The band was formed up in 2013 with Gustavo (vocals), Thiago (drums) and Rodrigo (bass). Jonas (guitars) joined us a couple months later, followed up by Tonon (guitars/backings) and here we are! We're all friends in common and we met each other from quite some time ago in the past, so it was easy to gather the idea of forming a band together.
This name came from a tattoo on Gustavo's arm that says "Never Too Old" and after some debate we've finally got to "Never Too Late". That's basically our main goal as a band: it's "Never Too Late" to do what we like the most, whenever we want, and enjoy every second of it.
Premiere marks the first time that we wrote in English. It was a big change to us, and a big step forward too, now we can reach many more people and spread our message to the whole world.We worked with the Brazilian producer Gab Scatolin to record these songs, who's played guitar for some great Brasilian pop punk bands ( Feijão com Arroz, Cueio Limão) and helped us very much on reaching the final result.
I think it's very difficult to choose one favourite song from the entire EP, each song has a different message, a different feeling, every song in this record means a lot to us, but if this means something, our first music video from Premiere will be from "May the Force be With You"
THIS IS YOU FIRST RELEASE IN A DIFFERENT LANGUAGE, WAS IT A CHALLENGE TO WRITE THE SONGS IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE?
Yes, certainly it was a big deal because this isn't a language that we use a lot in our daily routine. This is the kind of challenge that was worth all the effort at the end of the process. We're very proud of what we have made for this EP!
It would be awesome being able to do a gig at Warped Tour, alongside the bands we like.
Thiago: The Story So Far - What You Don't See
Mauricio: Blink 182 - Take of Your Pants
Jonas: Four year strong - Enemy of The World
Gustavo :New Found Glory – Resurrection
Premiere is out now! Check it out below:
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