Interview with the Bluesy 'n' Rockin' Uptempo Californian Band,
place in mid May. Q's by Glenn Milligan
did the name come from?
Vincent: The name is simple in life you never look back you always
look forward.... Don't worry about the past, see what you can do for
the future.... NEVERWONDER about the past always look to the future
Andres: Neverwonder about the past just move forward
Why did you choose that name?
Vincent: felt good at the time and I agree still does ...
Andres: Hard to Choose a name now a days but this one just fit at
the time and still does
Scott: Vincent !?!?!
How did the band come to be and what are your
major influences and for what reasons?
Vincent: All the local mags, and online sites is how we got together
and a lot of calls.... How the music happens?, this is the way I think
it works best to get great players together, who like each other...
Have good chemistry and talk about it a bit then start to write stuff
and that will tell the tale of the music direction.... Do what you
Andres: Music connection Mag and Craig's List Led Zep Audio Slave,
Public Enemy, Alicia Keys too many bands to Name
Scott: Dre and Vincent?!!?!!?
What are your favourite parts of California
to play and why?
Vincent: Show me a stage and I'll play it... as long as people like
we are doing, I want to play it...
Andres: So many clubs I just like to play anywhere people appreciate
Scott: LA and San Diego
other parts of USA would you like to play and for what reasons?
Vincent: Vegas, Texas, Mid west, NY and where ever the CD is hitting
big time that the stage/city I want to play
Andres: New York, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Seattle
seems like fun!
Scott: Anywhere that fans want us!!
the odds on Europe and UK dates - even as special guests, festival
slots or support slots?
Vincent: That's what we are going after to be able to play all over
world, so as long as the UK and Europe will have us we are there...
We would see what fans there would be like...... Send us some gig
or numbers maybe you can book us to play your B-day party?
Andres: We would love to please hook us Up
Scott: Would love any help from you guys on that one. Being from Scotland,
would love to come home!!
would you like to support and why?
Vincent: Great question.... They guys have some good bands... How
about Lenny Kravitz... hell Prince and maybe even Kelly Clarkson
Andres: Alicia Keys She is bad ass
Scott: Joss Stone, Maroon 5, Daughtry
What bands are you proud to have shared a stage
with and what was their opinion of the band Neverwonder?
Vincent: Well we have done a lot of gigs all over the west part of
the USA... The word has been people really like the band.... Great
live show great energy... Great sound and big vocals....
Andres: very positive
Scott: Good stuff
Where was the photo for cover of the album shot and what made you
choose it as the cover?
Vincent: Well we where working on the CD cover and our guy was shooting
over images and all kind of crazy ideas... and when we saw this one
we where all like YES! I think it is in NY....
Andres: Our guy who help with the CD...
are your favourite songs on the album and what influenced them?
Vincent: I like them All! all for different reasons.... They mean
Andres:Don’t Want Nothin’, It All Good , Spinning
Scott:Spinning and The Edge
does the Neverwonder audience range with regard to age and sex and
what aspects of audience ratio (if anything surprised you?
Vincent: I would say young to old.... Love that 18-35 market.... I
would say 50/50 men and women...
Andres: Pretty wide range I think we get a great response
Scott: Wide range of age
cool gig and road stories you can tell so far?
Vincent: Theirs been some fun stuff nothing to crazy.... The shows
are the best part...
other songs do you all like performing outside of your Neverwonder
material and why?
Vincent: I like covers it shows a different side to the band and I
think the fans also like it...
Andres: We do some covers its always fun to do some covers
What do you like to do outside of Neverwonder
and do you have jobs outside of the band too to keep life going in
general (pay the rent all the hell that goes with the rest of lifes
Vincent: Oh yes got to have a day job.... One day I'll tell you, no
really I have a crew that control emission for the Oil company....
but for having fun... Playing music, playing sports.... going to see
other good bands/artist.... Deep thinking.....
Andres: Job yes I do Supervisor for Industrial Crew, chase Skirts
Scott: Play in other groups and teach Spec. Ed.
idea was it to have a Greetings Message at the end of the album as
it works so well - what have fans said about the inclusion?
Vincent: Everybody has liked it very much... and people say it is
different... and that they never heard that before... Well I always
wanted to do something like that.... When you buy a CD, you get great
music but for me I always like to hear a little interaction between
the band members it is a moment in time, locked in.... Also we get
to say some of our thank you's to the people who help us right from
the band members saying it and I think the fans like to hear the band
members talking a little bit.....
Andres:Vincent and we are getting a great response
What made you decide to put alternate versions
of the songs 'Help Me' 'Wild Out' and 'Spinning'?
Vincent: Heck we like the other version so we were like yes lets do
it.... get it all in.... No stop signs just do it....
Andres:Some Are Different mixes played with them in the studio
What is next for 'Neverwonder'?
Vincent: We hope to keep selling CD, playing everywhere, keep getting
great press and radio play.... Then go to Asia, Europe and maybe even
South America.... and blow this stuff up big time...
Andres: Play, play and look for big gig to play.... and write new
songs... and play
We thank you for all your support... This was a fun interview....
big Thank You to Doug Deutsch PR for setting up the Interview with