We recently had a chance
to sit down with Pete Wentz, bassist of Fall Out Boy, THE band
that is about to break big. With a rabid following and the hooks
to match, this summer should easily be the summer of the Fall
Out. We got to talk to Pete before their sold out show at the
Avalon in Boston. Give
a Listen* as we talk about about their new CD Under
the Cork Tree, their fanbase, rock music, and creative control.*Windows
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Tell us about the new cd, Under the Cork Tree?
Have you been working in the new songs? What has the reception
to them been so far?
Some of the songs have already been leaked. Do you see that as
a big problem?
What do you think of people taping your live shows and trading
The Fall Out Boy fan seems to want to know every detail about
you. Does it ever get intrusive?
Their are always rumors going around about you guys. What is the
craziest that you have heard?
Your website is set up in a way that you need to pre-order the
cd before gaining access to the site. Whose idea was that?
Has it been different working with a major label? Have you felt
any push back on things?
we ever see some of the recorded songs that didn't make the CD?
write all the lyrics and them pass them off and the songs are
built which seems like a difficult process. Has that ever been
recently released a book, is that something you plan on doing
are some of the stuff that you are listening to now?
I want to thank Pete and the guys of Fall Out Boy for taking
the time to talk with me. It was great getting a chance to chat
before the show and they really blow you away live, no matter
what Pete said. These guys are all MONSTERS live. We look forward
to when Fall Out Boy returns to Boston Keep your eye up for when
they come to your town.
Drop us a line to let me know what you think of what Pete said
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