Singled Out: Message To Venus

11/02/2012
.
Today Message To Venus vocalist Jandre Nadal tells us about their new single "Change" from their latest album "The Envelope". Here is the story:

I remember sitting on the beach one day, relaxing my mind from some uneasy situations I was going through. We can all sometimes get comfortable with a certain lifestyle. Confused or manipulated, our minds become contaminated by their surroundings.

I was thinking about how others have managed to change for the good or the bad, to be reborn, to start over again, to cleanse their thoughts, to be given a hand or to be left out. We are all looking for a change, and sometimes we have to accept a loss in order to gain.

I was still living at my parents' house at the time, lost my job, music was far from going where I wanted it to. My relationship was a mess, I was a mess. I was distracted from the path I was meant to take by decisions I was doubting. I remember hearing an Arabic-style melody going through my head over and over and over again. Similar to the music of the gypsies and Ravi Shankar. 'Change' was born. At first I wrote the lyrics with a "looking back" point of view. But I didn't want to be someone who dwells too much in the past, carrying unnecessary weight on my shoulders. I wanted to look forward. The song lost its direction around that time, so I rewrote a new addition, something else to motivate myself and others to do the better, to change. Now I pretty much feel like I'm back on my feet mentally, physically and socially.

At the time when 'Change' was coming out as another single, we had the opportunity to perform with MGMT in front of thousands of people. We decided to do a live video for it. Getting footage of us having a good time backstage, at rehearsal, just goofing around because it's part of the progress and the relationship you have as musicians but most important, as people. We yet didn't have the budget for a storyline but it was still fun and and we kept it as real as possible.

Hearing is believing. Now that you know the story behind the song, listen for yourself as you watch the video right here!

advertisement

Message To Venus CDs, DVDs and MP3s

Message To Venus T-shirts and Posters

Share this article
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


...end


advertisement

News Reports
Day in Rock:
The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Reunion Tour- Corey Taylor Reveals Timeline For New Slipknot Album- Metallica To Receive Polar Music Prize- Muse Release 'Thought Contagion'- more

Recap: Guns N' Roses Star To Play Appetite Album In Full On Tour- Mr. Big's Pat Torpey Dead At 64- Prince's Family Denied Investigative Death Data By Authorities- Robert Plant- more

Led Zeppelin To Release 'Different' Archival Recordings- Photo Of Metallica's James Hetfield As Cop In Ted Bundy Movie- Iron Maiden Take Action Against Counterfeiters- more

Judas Priest Legend Battling Parkinson's Disease- Metallica's James Hetfield Lands Key Role In Ted Bundy Movie- Ozzy Osbourne Wants To Make New Album After Final Tour- more

Page Too:
Ed Sheeran and Eminem Release 'River' Video- Kanye West Returns To Instagram With Special Message- Kodak Black Releases R&B Album 'Heartbreak Kodak'- Remy Ma- more

Page Too Rewind: Fergie Addresses Quentin Tarantino Biting Incident- Taylor Swift And Ed Sheeran Release 'Endgame' Behind-the-Scenes Video- Drake Guests On BlocBoy JB's New Track- more

Ed Sheeran and Eminem Release 'River' Video- Kanye West Returns To Instagram With Special Message- Kodak Black Releases R&B Album 'Heartbreak Kodak'- Remy Ma- more

Elton John Making New 'Lion King' Music With Beyonce- Willie Nelson Fighting Back After Battling Flu- Victoria Beckham Addresses Spice Girls Reunion Speculation- more

advertisement


Follow Us:

Contact Us - Privacy - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2018 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.