We Struck Gold – Interview With Ever Metal
By Beth Jones
Recently I had the chance to catch up virtually with UK based band, We Struck Gold, to find out a little more about their music, what inspires them, and what they have in the pipeline now that live music is back. Thanks to them for taking the time to answer my questions.
Welcome and thanks for joining us for this interview. You’re a new band to the uk scene, so before anything else, please tell us a little about the band’s roots, and what inspires you to create music.
The band is based South West Of The UK In Bristol. We have been around for a few short years, however we have finally found a sound and line-up that we are extremely proud of.
Our passion for creating music comes from our day to day lives. That being times of positivity or times of struggle. Music is our voice and we want as many people to hear us.
You’re currently releasing singles from your upcoming EP. Can you tell us about the message that these songs are trying to convey?
The Songs are a compilation of many things. The songs reflect our everyday lives, things that we are passionate about. The past two years has been hard for everyone, there is something everyone can connect with.
What’s your approach to songwriting? Does it start with a lyric or riff, and grow collaboratively, or does one member focus on creating the backbone of your songs?
The tracks usually start with Jesse Musically, he lays down the foundations for a track. We all give our input, maybe rearrange things to see what fits the song best. Omar is usually quick to have some great melodies for vocals which may totally restructure a track completely. Songs can come together very fast but then again some may take time. We are still working on tracks we made before this current string of releases. Some songs take time, we may need to walk away and come back to them a few months down the line.
Now That live music is back, tell us a little if you can about upcoming shows, and where can people see you?
We are over the moon that live music is back! It has given us all a new perspective on things, I think we can all agree? As far as seeing us, we currently have a string of dates where we are hitting a lot of the big cities around the UK! You can find the announced shows here!
The world is a testing place at the moment. If you had one message to give to your fans right now, what would it be?
Persevere and overcome…
Music can be a great solace and a great healer. What will people find in your songs that they can relate to, and find comfort in?
The new material speaks for itself we think. The song titles we have chosen pretty much sums up what the track is about. But then music is all about how we as listeners perceive it.
The scene is packed full of great new music right now. What would you say is the thing that makes you stand out from the crowd?
Our live performance is definitely something everyone should experience! Being put in a live environment is where we excel!
After the release of your EP, what do you have planned next?
We plan on hitting the studio to keep the music coming! The pandemic gave us a lot of time to create music and we haven’t stopped writing, it had is plus sides as well as it down sides!
What’s the ultimate goal for We Struck Gold and your music?
We could give the generic reply of big tours and big stages. However I think our main goal is to emotionally connect with our listeners. If we can give people the same feeling we all get from music we’ve done our job. If we help just one person who needs to be picked up and helped in times of struggle, we’ve definitely done our job!
Finally, where can people go online to discover more about you, and find your music?
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