“The longest music video is a 10-minute version of the song the band released on their self-titled debut album. It is just three minutes long (the same length as the video for “Stupid Girl”). The actual song has more than 10 minutes. Most of the music video is taken from the song. We thought it would be nice to show the entire video, because people have said they think the song is a bunch of rambling.
“Here’s the link to the whole thing if you ever wanted to see the whole thing.
“We did some new stuff in the video for “Stupid Girl” that was a big surprise to us. It involved a lot of stuff that was made for that single, and we used some footage from that video to make it.
“It was very hard to find a place to shoot all this, because our friends’ and colleagues’ houses were also going up in flames. We ended up living in my parents’ house where we stayed until I graduated high school, and that was crazy. I learned a lot from that experience. It was also very lonely there, but we still had fun in there as well.
“I don’t think it’s a record or anything like that; it’s more of “a single we made together and that became a record.” We actually didn’t do so many songs; we only recorded one or two. We only did it for some extra funding or just because we had a good time. I’m not even sure we got any money for it. The only money we got was a few dollars in royalties from the song. It was a good run, but as far as records go, that was pretty much it.”
Were there any songs you were nervous about recording that were cut?
“I think some of the more recent material is a lot more fun to play than some of the older songs and a lot of the music videos that were released. It was always difficult [making new music] to come up with different songs, but in our first album, “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” we did a lot of this [new music].
“I think we were kind of nervous about some stuff before I sang. It was only on the last EP, but that wasn’t a bad thing because it made the songs more fun to sing and a lot more challenging for me to go into it. For example, the song where we do “The One With The Broken