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Alex Band

Alex Band: Quickie 10

The inspiring sound of Alex Band’s powerful, emotionally charged voice is immediately recognizable to millions of music lovers, thanks to modern-day classics like “Adrienne,” “Our Lives” and the chart-topping hit “Wherever You Will Go,” which Billboard recently named the #1 Adult Pop Song of the Decade. And though We’ve All Been There, Band’s solo debut (released June 29 on his own AMB label through EMI), contains the first new material we’ve heard from the former leader of The Calling in half a decade, “Wherever You Will Go” (which he wrote at 16 and released at 19, remarkably enough) remains a staple of the Adult Pop format, while “Our Lives” is a heavily used bumper on ESPN and other sports programming.

1. Last night I:
Traveled 24 hours to get to Des Moines, Iowa from Germany.

2. What city were you born in:
Hollywood

3. Dark or Light:
Dark

4. Favorite TV show of all time:
Lost

5. Feature you noticed first in the opposite sex:
Eyes

6. My intuition is usually:
50/50

7. What is the last thing you dreamed about:
Flying.  My whole life have always had dreams about flying.

8. Have you ever been in a graveyard at night?
Yes

9. What do you sleep in:
Undies

10. In 10 words of less, describe the album "We've All Been There":
Passionate, Anthemic, Personal, Heartfelt, Cinematic, Catchy, Intriguing and powerful!

Interview by Kara Johnson