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That's how Matt Johnson of Matt and Kim describes the eponymous indie . and then we got together and within three months of dating, we. Michael Fabiano is an award-winning fantasy football columnist and a member of the Fantasy Sports Writers I'm also guessing that dating website subscriptions go up around more Matt Forte and the Jets is a perfect fantasy fit March 09, NFL fantasy football: wide receiver overview January 03, Cannon told The Howard Stern Show in that Kim lied to him about her Kim and Miles, another football star, dated in Matt Kemp.
I guess we never had any real plans.
We didn't expect to ever make a living off playing music. We always took it one step at a time. Here's something your parents don't tell you: That was really helpful to the band. Then you're just enjoying things in the moment that you're doing them. It's not about trying to do things in steps to get other places. I remember discussing that I never want to play a show that I wouldn't go to.
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I think there are a lot of times where you're encouraged to play a show because it's the proper stepping-stone to get you somewhere else. Having come from only really playing in warehouses and stuff in Brooklyn, we made them make the ticket price six dollars, because that's what our fans wanted to pay. It was the lowest ticket price they've ever done at Bowery Ballroom.
What do you attribute your longevity to?
I find that sometimes bands decide what it would take for them to be successful. Say, like, "We gotta win a Grammy.Matt and Kim - "Let's Go" (Official First Listen)
That's when we're successful. It's like how rarely does that happen for a band? So, you're spending your entire career failing, if that's your beacon of success. But, if you're like me and Kim, you're just happy every time you come back to town and there are a few more people there. Or you're happy every time you put out a song and people seem excited about it. Then you're just constantly a success. Every day you get to celebrate.
What was the first one you ever had? Coming from a punk background and, especially, growing up and listening to punk music, it was such a concern. It happened and it was fine.
But we were nervous about it. Then, the next one that came was a Bacardi commercial with " Daylight.
I'm sure it could be looked up online. It didn't have any talking over our song. It was just this beautiful commercial of people dancing through different eras. It was as much a Matt and Kim commercial as it was a Bacardi commercial. I still remember at that moment being like, "Hopefully, not a lot of people will see it and we'll just get this great check.
When I was working freelance film jobs, at the beginning of this band, it would have taken me literally a year to make that much. It broke it in the good way. Broke us to the public. The money was nothing in comparison to the exposure and how many people learned about our band through that commercial.
It was one of the best things that ever happened to our band. It totally changed my perspective on working with brands in advertising. Especially being [a] band that [was] not on a lot of radio stations, the exposure was incredible. All the feedback was positive. This was the duo's first album to not be self-produced. Instead, Ben Allen, who had previously produced albums for Gnarls Barkley and Animal Collectivewas one of the co-producers.
When comparing the budget for the "Cameras" video against the one for "Lessons Learned," Johnson noted, "We spent 10 times as much money to make this happen. The duo released their fourth studio album, Lightningon the Fader Label in October They premiered the lead single from the album, "Get It," with an accompanying lyric video in January The band toured extensively upon the release of New Glow, commencing with a U.
More US and Canadian festivals followed throughout the summer. They returned to the UK for an arena tour supporting Fall Out Boy, including two nights at Wembley Arena and finished out the year in the US doing festivals, college shows and radio events. The band performed at Coachella as a main stage highlight in April The release will coincide with a 2-month North American tour.
On March 23,they released the third single, "Happy if You're Happy", and put the album up for pre-order. ClubJohnson even noted, "We considered what made the Matt and Kim sound to be our mutual love for pop-punk and hip-hop, breaking down the beat and melodies the way hip-hop does, and adding in the energy and poppiness of pop-punk.