Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Work Drugs

Work Drugs

They’re huge Liam Neeson fans, they’ve written songs about the west coast and love, and they’ve recently released their debut album, Mavericks. That’s right, AMBY caught up with “sedative wave” music-makers Work Drugs! Dig into our chat where we spoke about writing new material, cheesesteak, and Twitter…

AMBY: Hello Work Drugs! Thanks for having a chat with AMBY, what have you been up to lately?

Work Drugs: Writing and recording new material, and getting ready for a bunch of west coast shows.

AMBY: How would you describe your sound to those unfamiliar with your music?

Work Drugs: Smooth fi – post romantic

AMBY: You have recently released your debut album, Mavericks. Which tracks are your favourites?

Work Drugs: West Coast Slide and Young Lungs probably.

AMBY: What’s the story behind your excellent song West Coast Slide?

Work Drugs: It’s a song about west coast living and love. The names and places have been changed to protect the innocent.

AMBY: Where is the best place to get a cheesesteak in Philly?

Work Drugs: Jim’s steaks on south street.

AMBY: Which three of your influences would you love to hang out with for a day?

Work Drugs: Sade, Michael McDonald , and bill Murray

AMBY: Who is your must follow on Twitter?

Work Drugs: Philly.com and wxpn

AMBY: What’s the funniest thing to happen to you at a gig?

Work Drugs: Being mistaken for the leader singer of Two Door Cinema Club.

AMBY: What is your song of the year so far?

Work Drugs: Quadron – Hey Love

AMBY: What has you excited for the rest of 2013?

Work Drugs: Shows and meeting new people that are into the band.

AMBY: What would a movie based on the band be called?

Work Drugs: Did it in a minute.

AMBY: And last but never least, what’s something about Work Drugs that nobody knows?

Work Drugs: Hugh Liam Neeson fans!

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Thank you Work Drugs, for giving us your answers!

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Alicia Atout

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