Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Apr 1st 2009 11:00AM by Nick Zaino
Yorn spent two months recording the album and living in a guest house behind the studio. Though he was eager to work with Mogis, Yorn says he was a little uneasy when it came time to leave L.A. "All of a sudden as it was coming up I was starting to get a little cold feet -- 'What the hell am I going to do in Omaha,' you know?" he told Spinner. "Then I went and it was really great for me. I got to be kind of on my own there."
For fun, Yorn would get in his car and explore, catch some local bands (the studio is near the University of Nebraska) or hang out with Mogis' family. "I had great conversations with his dad," Yorn says. "Denny Mogis. He's a real interesting character."
Ultimately, escaping his usual routine was helpful for Yorn, and may even have effected his sound. "I think I found a lot of different kind of inspiration there that kind of helped carry the record home."
And who says you can't go home?