Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | 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


advertisement


advertisement

.
News Reports
.
• Day in Rock:
AC/DC Star's Alleged 'Hitman' Speaks Out- Scott Stapp Denies Plotting To Assassinate The President- Duff McKagan and Chris Cornell Part Of Mad Season Reunion- more

• Day in Pop: Weeknd Affiliate Arrested for Human Trafficking- Beyonce Being Sued For 'Drunk In Love' Sample- Justin Bieber Strangles Chris Brown In Instagram Photo- more

• B-Sides: Marilyn Manson Loved And Hated 'Sons of Anarchy' Gig- AC/DC's Brian Johnson and Angus Young Discuss Upcoming Tour- Lynyrd Skynyrd Rock The Voice Finale- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

advertisement
.
 
Reviews
.

• Soulburn - The Suffocating Darkness

• Triptykon - Melana Chasmata

• Root 66: Front Country - Sake of the Sound

• Asking Alexandria - Live From Brixton and Beyond

• Primordial - Where Greater Men Have Fallen

• Santa's Jukebox: Celtic Thunder- Mannheim Steamroller- Hard Rock- More

• Tyler Hilton - Indian Summer

• Soen - Tellurian

• Looking for Johnny: The Legend of Johnny Thunders

• Joe Perry's Merry Christmas

• The Earwigs Farewell Show

• Crobot - Something Supernatural

• Rock Reads: Death Punch'd: Surviving Five Finger Death Punch's Metal Mayhem

• Corrosion of Conformity Interview and IX Review

• On The Record: Baby Jaymes- The Hooten Hallers

• Record Store Day: Joe Satriani and Dave Matthews Band

• Winterfylleth - The Divination of Antiquity

• The Defining Reissue of 2014: Smashing Pumpkins Adore Deluxe Reissue


. .
.
Today's Rock News
.

• AC/DC Star's Alleged 'Hitman' Speaks Out (top story)

• Scott Stapp Denies Plotting To Assassinate The President (top story)

• Duff McKagan and Chris Cornell Part Of Mad Season Reunion (top story)

• System of a Down Announce First U.S. Tour Date of 2015 (top story)

• Evanescence and Tremoni Supergroup Premiere New Song (top story)

• Melechesh Recruit Cavalera, Caggiano and Tolis For New Album (top story)

• Napalm Death Mixing Styles On New Album (top story)

• The Clash's Joe Strummer Has Species Named After Him (top story)

• Lynyrd Skynyrd and Fall Out Boy Set For The Voice Finale (top story)

• NHL's San Jose Sharks Plan Metallica Night (top story)

• Brutality Plan Their First New Album In 18 Years (top story)

• Frank Black And The Catholics Releasing Boxset (top story)

• Opeth's Martin Axenrot Named Best Prog Drummer Of 2014 (top story)

• Immortal Frontman Says Other Members Walked Away From Band (top story)

• HIM Plan New Music Next Year (top story)

• The Almighty Reissuing Early Albums (top story)

• The Exploited Plan Strong Return On Album Following Heart Attack (top story)

• Decapitated and The Contortionist Lead Tech-Fest Lineup (top story)

• Palm Reader Announce Headlining Tour (top story)

• Download Festival Announce More Bands (top story)

• 5 Seconds Of Summer Aim To Bridge Rock and Pop Worlds (top story)

• Scott Stapp Loses Custody Of His Children (top story)

• Pink Floyd and David Bowie Musician Facing Deportation (top story)

• Vivian Campbell Not To Blame If New Def Leppard Sounds 'Wussy' (top story)

• Iron Butterfly Returning For New Album (top story)

• AC/DC Reveal More World Tour Dates (top story)

• Red Hot Chili Peppers Making 'Very Different and Unique' Album (top story)

• Coal Chamber Have Completed Their Comeback Album (top story)

• Original KISS Crew Members 'Tell All' In New Book (top story)

• Doyle Ready For Misfits Reunion (top story)

• Two Members Leave Massacre (top story)

• Dave Lombardo Says Slayer Comments Are Taken Out Of Context (top story)

• Blink-182's Travis Barker Named Best Rock Drummer (top story)

• Billy Talent Working On New Album (top story)

• In This Moment Star Calls Out Online Haters (top story)

• Enslaved Announce New Album (top story)

• Paul Stanley Sees Himself In The Phantom Of The Opera (top story)

• Mariachi El Bronx Reveal UK Tour Plans (top story)

Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

• Weeknd Affiliate Arrested For Human Trafficking (top story)

• Beyonce Being Sued For 'Drunk In Love' Sample (top story)

• Justin Bieber Strangles Chris Brown In Instagram Photo (top story)

• Kendrick Lamar Debuts New Song On The Colbert Report (top story)

• Eric Church's Inflatable Satan Cause Controversy With Fans (top story)

• Lil Wayne May Hold Fans Over With 'Sorry 4 the Wait 2' (top story)

• Ludacris Giving Away New 'Burning Bridges' EP (top story)

• Miley Cyrus Contributes To 'Free the Nipple' Movie (top story)

• Rihanna Named Creative Director Of Puma, Launching Own Line (top story)

• Imagine Dragons Announce Album Release and Debut New Song (top story)

• The Band Perry Release Vivid 'Gentle On My Mind' Video (top story)

• Migos and Bobby Shmurda Planning 'Shmigo Gang' Mixtape (top story)

• Falling In Reverse Return to Signature Sound With New Song (top story)

• Muse Reveal Video Of Orchestra In Recording Studio (top story)

• Sting Inspired By Childhood Memories For Broadway Role (top story)

• Demi Lovato, Sam Smith, Olly Murs and Niall Horan Ugly Holiday Sweater (top story)

• Clowns Were are The Center Of Kenny Chesney Being Fired (top story)

• YG Releases '2015 Flow' Video Featuring DJ Mustard (top story)

• Liam Neeson May Endorse You On LinkedIn (top story)

• Rihanna Plays Werewolf In (Fake) Ashton Kutcher Movie Trailer (top story)

• Kanye West Wants To Make A New Movie? (top story)

• Frozen Director Has Gone From Thank You To Sorry Over Songs (top story)

• Kacey Musgraves Announces New Tour Dates (top story)

• Iggy Azalea Launching North American Tour Next Year (top story)

• Ne-Yo Reveals More Details About New Album Non-Fiction (top story)

• Avicii Reveals Video For FIFA 2015 Track 'The Nights' (top story)

• Grammys Plan All-Star Primetime Salute To Stevie Wonder (top story)

• Skrillex Recruits Korean Pop Stars G-Dragon and CL For 'Dirty Vibe' Video (top story)

• Florida Georgia Line Launch Dollar Club To Help Those In Need (top story)

• Modest Mouse Releases New Track Lampshades on Fire (top story)

• Kevin Gates Releases Luca Brasi 2 Mixtape (top story)

• SNL Spoofs The Hobbit With Bilbo Baggins Actor (top story)

• Shania Twain Stars In Family Violence PSA (top story)

• Taylor Swift Celebrated Birthday With Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, More (top story)

• Miley Cyrus Almost Made Surprise Appearance With alt-J (top story)

• Ne-Yo Release New Song 'Coming with You' (top story)

• Iggy Azalea Addresses Sex Change Rumor (top story)

• David Bowie Rejected Coldplay Collaboration (top story)

• Beyonce Releases Surprise Short Film 'Yours and Mine' (top story)

• Dawn Sears (Vince Gill's Band the Time Jumpers) Dead at 53 (top story)

• Nicki Minaj Releases NSFW 'Only' Video (top story)

• Charli XCX and Bleachers Cover Each Other For Kia (top story)

• Sam Smith Reveals 'Like I Can' Video (top story)

• Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line & Dierks Bentley Pre-Super Bowl Event (top story)

• Reggie Watts Signs On As New Late Late Show Bandleader (top story)

• Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Toby Keith Lead Festival Lineup (top story)

• Ed Sheeran Rules Out Doing James Bond Theme (top story)

• D'Angelo Releases New Album Early (top story)

• Aretha Franklin Sings 'Happy Birthday' Taylor Swift (top story)

• James Franco Lip Syncs Madonna Hit in His Car (top story)

• Blake Shelton Appears On Jimmy Kimmel Live (top story)

• Arcade Fire's Win Butler Gets Signature Coffee (top story)

• Lady Antebellum Set To Perform At People's Choice Awards (top story)

• Full Length Trailer For The Divergent Series: Insurgent Released (top story)

• Billy Corgan Talks Conspiracies On Alex Jones' Radio Show (top story)

• Big K.R.I.T. Releases Video For 'Soul Food' Featuring Raphael Saadiq (top story)

.
.
Latest B-Sides News
.

• Marilyn Manson Loved And Hated 'Sons of Anarchy' Gig (top story)

• AC/DC's Brian Johnson and Angus Young Discuss Upcoming Tour (top story)

• Lynyrd Skynyrd Rock Sweet Home Alabama On The Voice Finale (top story)

• Bob Seger Makes Rare Appearance On Late Night TV (top story)

• Wednesday 13 Releases Keep Watching The Skies Lyric Video (top story)

• Peter Gabriel's Sledgehammer Gets Prog Makeover (top story)

• Periphery Streaming New Song '22 Faces' Online (top story)

• Toundra Release Animated Video For Oro Rojo (top story)

• Unreal City Release Lo Schermo Di Pietra ('The Screen Of Stone') Video (top story)

• Fall Out Boy Release Creepy American Beauty/American Psycho Video (top story)

• Marilyn Manson Premieres New Song Deep Six (top story)

• Judas Priest Rock Classic Song With Steel Panther (top story)

• Anthrax Release New Video From The Recording Studio (top story)

• Black Star Riders Streaming The Killer Instinct Title Song (top story)

• Foreigner Premiere New Live Version Of 'I Want To Know What Love Is' (top story)

• Rotting Christ Frontman On Headbanger's Kitchen (top story)

• Dark Angel's Gene Hoglan Offers Advise To Young Players (top story)

• Jason Aldean Makes Revelation About 'Just Gettin' Started' (top story)

• Essence Release The Climb Video (top story)

• David Gilmour Does Surprise Performance Of Pink Floyd Classic (top story)

• Motley Crue Reveal The Origins Of Their Logo (top story)

• Kid Sucked Into Dam In Imagine Dragons' 'I Bet My Life' Video (top story)

• Def Leppard Frontman's Down N Outz Release Sea Diver Video (top story)

• Kurt Cobain With Shotgun Hologram In South Park Christmas Episode (top story)

• Steven Tyler Rocks Aerosmith Classics At Nobel Concert (top story)

• Devin Townsend Releases March Of The Poozers Lyric Video (top story)

• Whitesnake's David Coverdale Hails 'Truly Inspiring' New Guitarist (top story)

• Queen and Adam Lambert Release Berlin Press Conference Video (top story)


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.