The Wayfarers are about to become your next indie pop obsession. The Wayfarers are made up of dynamic duo Anthony Purpura and vocalist Katie Cecil, creating a positive vibe through their music and melodies. Their new single ‘KINGS’ is about to drop next month so we couldn’t wait to sit down and get all the details. Check it out and listen to their latest track ‘The New Original’ below.
1. Why “Wayfarers?” What does it mean?
K: A Wayfarer by definition is a traveler, which is exactly what we want to do. Travel and bring our music to the entire world. Also, we dig the sunglasses.
2. How long have you known each other? How did you meet?
BOTH: We’ve known each other about 2 1/2 years. Anthony flew to LA to visit our mutual friends that relocated here from New York – one night we all hung out and everyone was playing music together. The two of us had a cool vibe and our friends told us we should start a band. So we did.
3. Currently obsessing over:
K: Bebe Rexha
A: Jon Bellion
4. Any upcoming projects you can share with us?
BOTH: Our new single “KINGS” is set to release this March, with a new music video as well.
5. What is different about “KINGS” from your other songs?
BOTH: Kings is a much more mature sound for our band, the production is simpler than our previous songs, really letting the melodies shine through the song.
6. Go to Karaoke song:
K: “Forever” by Drake, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Eminem. Yes I can rap the whole thing, proof on my Instagram.
A: “Im Real” – Ja Rule/ J Lo
7. Most embarrassing moment on stage:
K: I Played a show at The Fillmore in my hometown of Charlotte, NC. After our last song I ran back out on stage to throw out some guitar picks – slipped & completely fell backwards wearing a skirt (and tights, luckily) in front of all my family and friends.
A: During a show I thought it would be cool to jump off my amp, but the wire got caught around my leg and i fell on my face in front of the whole crowd.
8. Favorite band/artist of all time:
K: Third Eye Blind.
A: Brand New
9. If you could tour with anyone in the world who would it be?
K: Blink 182.
A: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
10. Whats your pet peeve about the other:
K: He always copies my outfits when we go out! We always end up in matching flannels.
A: She takes FOREVER to order food anywhere we go