Ahead of Annie Mack’s performance at First Avenue’s Best New Bands of 2018 in the First Avenue Mainroom on Friday, January 4, we got to ask her a few questions. Read what she had to say below:
Kelly Murray: Growing up, what were some strong musical inspirations for you?
- Bettye Davis
- Bobby Blue Bland
- Ann Peebles
- Etta James
- Taj Mahal
Kelly Murray: What are some of your passions outside of music?
- Being a Mom
- killer shoes
- oh and being an above average human being
- hmmm maybe going more intense. Dark
..Sensual ..More Soul ..More collaborations and Strings
- Oh and apparently I’m passionate about the letter “S” lol
Kelly Murray: Are there any themes that you’re experimenting with for future music?
- Most Def “Tell it”
- We wrote it in the studio.
Didnthave time to absorb it really but folks dig it.
- Was really off the cuff.
Kelly Murray: In March of this year, you released your EP “Tell It Like It Is.” Which song was the most challenging to write/record?
Annie Mack: Jon Herchert is an amazing producer and Human.
Blog by Kelly Murray (Intern)