Mar 4, 2008

Melodies & Feist

This is from a recent interview with Feist:
Feist grew up in Calgary and spent her teen-age years as the lead howler for a hardcore punk band.

One memory that sticks in her mind about those voice-grinding days is what a sound man for her band told her one day:

"He said, 'What you're doing is great — I mix it every night so I know — but a song is something you can sing in the shower when there's nothing else there, and you should think about that.'

"I was 17, going 'Whatever!'" she recalled. "But it's true. As the years pass, I think about that."
Maybe she was thinking about that during the first part of her "Mushaboom" video:

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