Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds

Echosmith Aspires To Role Model Status (Recap)


.
On Monday Echosmith Aspires To Role Model Status was a top story. Here is the recap: (Radio.com) A lot of young people in the spotlight don't want to deal with the pressures that accompany being a "role model," but Jamie, Noah, Sydney and Graham Sierota — the four siblings who make up the band Echosmith – say they're up for the challenge. In fact, the California sibs, who range from 14 to 20 years old, hold themselves up to a higher standard because of their younger fans — many of whom aren't actually younger than the band members themselves.

"I think it's fun to have fans that are our age because we're not home a ton and we don't get to see our friends all the time," Sydney, the band's 16-year-old lead singer, told Radio.com. "I like to think I'm making a couple of hundred friends every night. And after the show we get to have these conversations with these kids our own age and for some reason because we're musicians and close to their age they feel a certain openness with us. I don't really understand why, but it's really cool."

This past summer Echosmith held a spot on the Warped Tour, where they were exposed to a much different crowd than they were used to. "It's a very eclectic tour…we wouldn't have been a natural pick," Jamie, the guitarist and eldest in the family, explained. "At first we were a little hesitant, but we said, 'Let's do it, but let's see if anyone will like us.'"

People did and many of those new fans starting coming up to the band after shows to chat about their music. Most often they talked about "Cool Kids," a dreamy song off their 2013 debut, Talking Dreams, that tells the story of a boy and girl who just want to be noticed, hinging on the lines: "I wish that I could be like the cool kids/'Cause all the cool kids, they seem to fit in."

Jamie says the message of the song is simple: the coolest thing you can be is yourself. But more often than not, fans tell the band that they relate to the kids they're singing about. That they feel like the outsider looking in.

"This cry to be like the cool kids… it's something that everyone kind of goes through whether you want to act like it or not," Jamie said. "There's always somebody out there that you kind of wish, 'If only I could do this, or do that.' I think that's why it connects with people so well."

When fans aren't talking to the Sierotas about the meanings behind their songs, they're asking about what it's like being in a family band. Their dynamic is not that much different than other non-related bands, they claim, barring the fact that they once shared the same womb. "There's some arguing," he explained. "But we've been around with each other longer than most bands have been a band." - more on this story

Radio.com is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright Radio.com/CBS Local - Excerpted here with permission.

Echosmith Tour Dates/Tickets

Echosmith CDs, DVDs and MP3s

Echosmith T-shirts and Posters

Echosmith CDs, vinyl and rarities


Share this article


.


...end




.
News Reports
.
• Day in Rock:
John Lennon's Killer 'Sorry For Being Such An Idiot'- Martin Scorsese Making Ramones Movie- Led Zeppelin Preview Unreleased Version of Black Dog- Springsteen Children's Book- more

• Day in Pop LMFAO's Redfoo Injured In Bar Attack- Woman Killed By Bus At Burning Man- Katy Perry Helps To House Homeless Veterans- Jay Z and Kanye West Sued- Ferrari Vs. Deadmau5- more

• B-Sides: The Beatles Voted America's Favorite Band- A Look Back At AC/DC's Back in Black- Paul Di'Anno Says He Hits Notes Rob Halford Can No Longer Hit- Slash- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

.
 
Reviews
.

• Kyle Hollingsworth - Speed of Life

• Meridian - The Awful Truth

• Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson - Thick as a Brick - Live in Iceland

• ZZ Top - Live at Montreux 2013

• Helstar - This Wicked Nest

• Get To Know... 21Octayne

• AUG - Be Careful What You Wish For...

• Hot In The City: Best Dog Award- Consider Me Dead- Mallevs

• Prong - Ruining Lives

• On The Record: The Steady As She Goes - Dangerous & Dead

• Rob Decoup - Pain

• James Brown - Get On Up Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

• Echo And The Bunnymen Live

• Peter Gabriel - Back to Front

• Marco Minnemann - Eeps

• Lollapalooza 2014: Day Three

• Lollapalooza 2014: Day Two


.
.
.

Search for Tickets

Or Browse For Tickets

.
.
Today's Rock News
.

• John Lennon's Killer 'Sorry For Being Such An Idiot'

• Martin Scorsese Making Ramones Movie

• Led Zeppelin Preview Unreleased Version of Black Dog

• Aerosmith Could Just Tour Rather Than Record Says Joe Perry

• Queen Face Difficulty With Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson Duet

• Weezer Frontman's Collage Life Inspires New TV Show

• Bruce Springsteen Releasing Children's Book

• Dave Davies Wants Kinks Reunion

• Christine McVie's Biggest Obstacle To Fleetwood Mac Return

• Lombardo Rules Out Returning To Slayer

• Classic Journey Video Recreated By Alt-Rockers Glass Delirium

• AC/DC Recorded New Album In Just 10 Days

• Playing Jimi Hendrix Saved Andre 3000

• Saxon's Biff Byford Launches Sci-Fi Inspired Concept Band

• Mr. Big Reveal Touring Drummer

• Corrosion Of Conformity Announce Very Limited Edition Reissues

• Alter Bridge Release 10th Anniversary Limited-Edition Box Set

• United Progressive Fraternity Releasing Debut This Fall

• Anthony Phillips Reveals 5-Disc Anthology Details

• hAND Taking Different Approach With Gold Edition


Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

• LMFAO's Redfoo Injured In Bar Attack

• Woman Killed By Bus At Burning Man

• Katy Perry Helps To House Homeless Veterans

• Jay Z and Kanye West Sued for Copyright Infringement

• Ferrari Vs. Deadmau5

• Glen Campbell Documentary Coming To Theaters

• Justin Bieber Appears on Khalil's New Mixtape

• Lil Kim Freestyles Over Iggy Azalea's Fancy

• John Legend and Lee Ann Womack Headed To CMT Crossroads

• The Neighbourhood Recruit Danny Brown For Hate Machine

• Phillip Phillips Launching North American Headline Tour

• Duran Duran To Headline New Car Launch

• Puff Daddy's Smashing Pumpkins Remix Finally Released

• Young Thug Releases Final 1017 Thug Mixtape

• Classic Ice-T Releases Set For Reissue

• Extra Reveals New Co-Hosts For Upcoming Season

• Zedd Releases Full Remix of Magic's Rude

• Dolly Parton Accepts Kenny Rogers' ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

.
.
Latest B-Sides News
.


• The Beatles Voted America's Favorite Band

• A Look Back At AC/DC's Back in Black

• Paul Di'Anno Says He Hits Notes Rob Halford Can No Longer Hit

• Opeth Feel No Affinity With Metal Bands

• Slash's Live Performance Of World On Fire Goes Online

• Kamelot Release Live Falling Like The Fahrenheit Video

• Counting Crows Release Scarecrow Video From New Album

• Me Vs Hero Challenge Fans For Access To Album Stream

• Keith Richards Pays Tribute To Chuck Berry

• Jon Allen's New Video Made By Teenaged Film Student

• Abysmal Dawn Stream New Song Inanimate

• Singled Out: Hero For Today's All You Wanted

More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
• AudioNationRadio.com • The Screen Door • A Journal of Musical Things • Lloyd Zeffler blog • Demolish Mag • Nightwatcher's House of Rock • CJ Chilvers • Deja Voodoo • The 1st Five • thecopycat.biz • Hard Rock Memorabilia • Day in Rock @twitter

.
  .
.

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!
Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!



 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2014 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. 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.