A wild and untamed talk with The Wilderness

Kingston Live podcast episode 65:
In anticipation of the release of their new full-length album, Strangers I Used to Love (April 12, independent), hosts Johnny and Riley engage Kingston's Jonas Lewis-Anthony and Nick Lennox of @TheWildernessBand in a spirited and emotive discourse that veers from experiences overseas to our city's local music strategy, and from to Taylor Swift. And, of course, about the making of the band's forthcoming album, from which Nick and Jonas share the first single and title track. The result is a roller-coaster ride through impassioned rants and unabashed opinions, to lighthearted hilarity and brutal honesty.

00:03:18 The story behind Strangers I Used to Love
00:08:40 Song: Strangers I Used to Love by The Wilderness
00:12:10 Embracing a Canadian identity
00:15:40 Reinventing The Wilderness as a capital "B" band
00:20:40 Bringing the band back from the brink
00:26:37 A band of brothers
00:31:37 Finding the fun again
00:35:16 Bigger stages, bigger expectations
00:40:26 Kingston's music strategy opportunity
00:44:25 Kingston's potential as a "music city"
00:51:40 Releasing and touring Strangers I Used to Love

Hosts:
Johnny San [email protected]
Riley Jabour [email protected]

Music in this episode:
Strangers I Used to Love by The Wilderness

Links:
The Wilderness https://kingstonlive.ca/the-wilderness
The Wilderness on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thewilderness
Find live music events in Kingston http://kingstonlive.ca/
Audio production by Soundwise http://soundwise.audio
In this Video Artist(s) The Wilderness

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Produced by: SoundWise
Posted: Feb. 29, 2024

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