Mikey Way, former bassist of My Chemical Romance, is finally giving some answers about his band, Electric Century. You can check out an interview with MTV here, in which Way talks about how the the project got its name, how many songs they have written, and much more. And check out snippet of the interview below, after the jump.
Be on the lookout for when the band goes on tour so that you can buy concert tickets and see them live, and stay tuned for updates about the band’s music so you know when you can purchase a CD of their tunes!
“I was in my seventh-grade science class, and I wrote ‘Electric Century’ on a notebook, and I was like ‘I want to do this band,’” he told MTV News. “And right then I began filing away the kind of music I wanted it to be: Britpop, the party influence of bands like the Happy Mondays, New Order, Public Image Ltd. It was always something I wanted to do.”
“We were supposed to have a little break after [My Chem’s 2006 album]The Black Parade, and I was like ‘Dave, me and you should really get together and start writing stuff,’” Way explained. “But unfortunately, we jumped right into another album after Black Parade, so we didn’t have a chance to do it … but we talked about it a lot.. And that basically continued for about four years. I told Dave ‘I don’t know when it’s going to happen, but it’s going to happen.’”
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