Singled Out: miggs

11/16/2012
.
Today miggs frontman Don Miggs tells us about "Stars", first single off of their new album "15th & Hope". Here is the story:

I had come up with the riff and basic structure on tour somewhere. Apparently, Walker [drummer] remembers it more vividly than me! He should tell it. Anyway, I had this riff and then sat in my studio right before Phil (Ramone, producer of 15th & Hope) flew down to start recording and it all fell together quickly. Wrote itself almost.

I wrote Stars starting with the feeling the riff and "ooh oohs" gave me just led to the lyric being sort of upbeat and positive. It felt like movement, so I thought about my newborn son and how fast life goes by and the need to stop and, forget smell, but grab the roses for all they're worth.

The guys always have a real input and effect on the outcome of a miggs song. Basically, I have a good idea of what I believe the lyric is asking for and then they interpret it their way and we find a place that works for all of us. Their influence gives the song more dimensions, I feel.

During the recording process, the damn "ooh oohs" were the hardest part!!! Lol. Simplest thing but getting them right was tough. Not even sure we did in the end. Otherwise it went super easy.

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

advertisement

miggs CDs, DVDs and MP3s

miggs 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:
Robert Plant Talks Led Zeppelin 50th Anniversary Celebration- Jimi Hendrix Previously-Unreleased Track Streaming- Foo Fighters Brit Awards Performance Streaming Online- more

Stone Temple Pilots Stream New Song The Art Of Letting Go- Judas Priest Preview New Song Traitors Gate- The Monkees Stars Reuniting For Tour- Halestorm, In This Moment Tour- more

Eagles Add More New Dates To North American Tour- Billy Corgan Reveals New Smashing Pumpkins' Song Details- Foreigner Announce Live Orchestra Tour Dates- more

KISS Spark Retirement Speculation With The End Of The Road Move- Slipknot Star Says He Will Never Go Back On Tour Again- Foreigner Announce Very Special Release- more

Page Too:
Quincy Jones Apologizes for Shocking Interview Comments- Ed Sheeran Addresses Secret Marriage Rumors- Maroon 5 Headlining NFL Hall of Fame Legends Concert- more

Migos, Arcade Fire, James Bay Going 'Saturday Night Live'- Rihanna Looks Back And Thanks Mother As She Turns 30- Carrie Underwood Donates $10K To Injured Police Officer- more

Ed Sheeran Sparks Secret Wedding Speculation- Former One Direction Star Zayn Malik Previews New Music- Kesha Forced To Postpone Shows Due To Concert Fall Injury- more

Drake's Generous Money Giveaway All Part Of 'God's Plan'- Troy Gentry's Widow Sues Over Husband's Death- The Chainsmokers Release 'You Owe Me' Video- Demi Lovato Unplugs- 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.