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- Posted on Oct 5th 2009 10:00AM by Mike Ayers
You'd think that this big-time gig would be a bit nerve-wracking, but the band concedes it was the actual battle that was really the stressful event. "I peed 11 times," drummer Joseph Miragole tells Spinner. "The point is, we were nervous," bassist Jack O'Brien adds. "Stuff depended on it; whether or not we'd be here. Being here was just like a victory lap."
Formed a little over two years ago, the Bright Light Social Hour already have a handful of originals -- self-released so far -- and from their onstage vantage point, conceded that 'End of Roses' and a new song they recorded a few weeks ago, 'Detroit,' sounded best.
Alongside the band's gifted slot at the festival, they won $1500, which they are saving for gas money. Their first tour outside of Texas kicks off this fall. Look for them as they head through the southwest and up the West Coast.