Radio Feedback: Gavin DeGraw Explains the Relationship Between ‘Follow Through’ and ‘The Breakfast Club’
In a conversation with Radio.com, DeGraw explains the first time he heard one of his songs on on the radio…and what that experience has to do with “The Breakfast Club.”
Back before Brandon Flowers and the Killers stormed onto super-stardom, the singer was just another aspiring frontman sitting outside a local convenience store the very first time he heard his band played on the radio.
“My heart was just beating like crazy. Somehow I was thinking, ‘Man, I hope I don’t screw this up,’” Dinning said. “Like I had anything to do with what was going on.”
“It was such a surreal experience and I remember it so well. To have your song come on the radio, I felt like, ‘Yes I’ve made it! I’ve made it! Where is everybody? It’s playing!’”
Imagine Dragons can chalk the first time they heard themselves on the radio up to some very fast (and most likely unsafe) driving.
“People say, ‘Hey why did you cut your hair after the video?’ It was because I had told myself I wouldn’t cut my hair until I heard my song on the radio.”
Welcome to Radio Feedback, Radio.com’s weekly feature where we ask artists to wax nostalgic on the first time they heard themselves on the radio. This week, Kelly Rowland.
Radio Feedback: Fall Out Boy On The First Time They Heard ‘My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark’ On The Airwaves
Hearing the band’s new music on the radio is a very different experience than it was when the band first started for frontman Patrick Stump.
Welcome to Radio Feedback, Radio.com’s weekly feature where we ask artists to wax nostalgic on the first time they heard themselves on the radio. “We were just a garage band that got lucky that our […]