Red Bull Studios X Download – Interview with For All The Wrong Reasons

Potted history of the band…

We formed in January 2013 in search of pop-punk goodness. Chris was bummed out about a girl so he decided to start a band along with Jacob. Lou and Aiden were recruited after the creation, shortly followed by Alex, to complete the team.

Mission statement of the band?

We’re just five guys making some noise.

Dream collaboration?

Chris would love to do a collab with Ke$ha, but really we would love to work with someone like The Story So Far or The Wonder Years.

Stage you’d most like to play?

The US warped tour would be out of this world or the Red Bull Stage at Download would be sick!

Recently played on your iPods?

The Wonder Years, The Story So Far, State Champs, Knuckle Puck, Earth Wind And Fire, Old Pine, Tina Turner.

Song that changed your life or made you want to go into music…

Jake – All The Small Things, Blink 182
Aiden – Smells Like Teen Spirit, Nirvana
Alex – I Just Got The Symphony Goin’, The Fall Of Troy
Chris – You Can Call Me Out, Paul Simon
Lou – Fat Lip, Sum 41

Favourite lyric (by another artist)?

‘Cause I just can’t keep you together, I’m no good, you’re no better’ – Knuckle Puck

Best lyric from one your songs?

I know I’m not alone, in feeling alone

Who would you most like to tour with and why?

The Wonder Years and Knuckle Puck, because Aiden’s hot four Soupy and we really like their music! Also Chris, Ke$ha, cuz she fine.

Most likely headline to accompany a story about your band

Band Plays Show, It was Good

Least likely headline……

For All The Wrong Reasons Announce 5th World Tour

Sum up your sound in one sentence…

Melodic Pop-punk with up beat vibes

An interesting fact about each member….

Jake – Is a Tetris wizard
Chris – Works at Mcdizzles
Aiden – As soon as he puts a backwards cap on becomes a pokemon master
Alex – Can sing silent night in German
Lou – White Men Can’t Jump is loosely based around my life

Dream rider requests….

Corona
Action figures to play with
Scalextric
Red Bull
Rick James as background music
Doritos

If we play Download we will (finish the sentence)…

Show the rest of the UK that Lincolnshire has something other than sausages to be proud of.

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