Hailing from Long Island, New York, Wheatus have been independent from their inception. "We wanted to make a record by ourselves," says Brendan B. Brown, the vocalist/ guitarist/songwriter for the band who insisted they self-produce their debut offering.
"There comes a point when you say, 'I'd rather be poor and stupid and make all
these mistakes than be right for somebody else's goal,'" Brendan asserts.
Rather than become soured by the demise of a previous ensemble, he took the knowledge he'd gained and made a run for the border of artistic freedom.
"The experience was monumental in terms of how to make a record-we were in the studio all the time--and the money...