Vigo Thieves have created a unique sound entrenched in the bands ability to convey their conviction through their passionate music. With vast choruses and dynamic arrangements, Vigo Thieves have found a permanent place on my player. Wanting to find out more about the band, Vigo Thieves answered some questions for the AMBY gang.
AMBY: How would you describe Vigo Thieves’ sound in three words?
VT: ANTHEMIC, EPIC, ENERGY
AMBY: Where did the name Vigo Thieves come from?
VT: It’s a long story but me (Stevie) and Al’s grandfather is from Vigo in Spain. He and his friends tried to rob a money train passing through Vigo and he was caught. He later was released and emigrated to Scotland. So it’s from him and his mates, Vigo Thieves.
AMBY: Forever is such a tune, what was it written about?
VT: The whole song is based upon the lyric, “Let’s live Forever, together we can stay young.” The song is about living for the moment, embracing your youth and staying true to heart.
AMBY: What’s your favourite Vigo Thieves lyric and why?
VT: Probably, “Live for the moment and you’ll shine like the stars”, from Steal Your Heart Pt II.
AMBY: If you could create a law that everyone would have to follow, what would it be?
VT: World peace.
AMBY: What can people expect at your live shows?
VT: They can expect lots of energy and very good songs.
AMBY: Which artists have you been listening to lately?
VT: Delta Spirit, The National, M83.
AMBY: What is the best song of 2012?
VT: The best song of 2012 is…… Thrift Shop by Macklemore.
AMBY: And lastly, what’s something about Vigo Thieves that nobody knows yet?
VT: We are ghosts.
Lend an ear to Vigo Thieves tune Forever, it’s the first one I heard by the band and it’s a great one. And of course, thank you very much Vigo Thieves, for giving us your answers!
Alicia & Yaz Atout