Posted on November 18, 2018
Robert Stark Talks to Brandon Adamson About Birthday Boy
Robert Stark talks to Brandon Adamson about his 1996 EP, Birthday Boy. Available on iTunes.
Podcast can be heard here.
Intro: Throw Your Love
Birthday Boy 22nd Anniversary Edition cassette re-released on Captain Crook Records
Inspiration from an isolated lifestyle and lack of personal relationships
Writing songs about characters on TV shows such as Melrose Place
Brandon’s obsession with the E! Channel in the 90s
Musical influences from 70s light rock to 90s Indie
Infamous rejection letters from major record labels
Aspiring to be an indie version of a Seventeen Magazine popstar
Squandered opportunities and big breaks
How for years Brandon was embarrassed by old recordings but eventually came to embrace them.