Lead Singer Syndrome. Presented by JabberJaw Media

Lead Singer Syndrome (with Shane Told) is a podcast where 15 year touring veteran Shane Told (of Silverstein) interviews other lead singers to talk about what it's really like to front a professional, touring, Rock 'n Roll band.  

Episode 52: Mike Hranica (The Devil Wears Prada,

The Devil Wears Prada frontman Mike Hranica joins Shane on the back of the Silverstein bus for a casual chat over some beers. Mike talks about the embarrassing beginnings of the band, his disdain for Donald Trump, feeling rejuvenated with new band members, and how he feels conflicted writing down "musician" as his occupation.

 

What You May Not Know About The Devil Wears Prada

  • The original three members whose started the band are no longer in it.

  • Started as a Christian band.

  • Mike was 16 when he joined the band.

  • Been together for over 10 years now.

Mike’s Approach to Lead Singing and Performing

  • “Yell and flub around on guitar”

  • Don’t force things

  • Writes most of the lyrics

  • Does Not deal with melodies much

  • Vocal warmups minimized

  • New Lyrical approach much different not as drastic and melodramatic

What’s Next For The Devil Wears Prada

 

Quotables:

“I just wanted to go to all the shows I was going to anyways”- Mike Hranica

 

“It came from the heart and if I couldn’t say that, it would be further embarrassing”- Mike Hranica

 

“I get to play guitar that’s my favorite thing in the world”- Mike Hranica

 

“We need to give our money to help people” - Mike Hranica

 

 

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Final Song

To The Key of Evergreen - The Devil Wears Prada.

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