Music: Pain in My Heart by Herrick – Nashville, TN

herrick lighterOnce in a lifetime an artist or band comes along that is so unique, so fresh and so original that it starts a whole new trend for the rest of the music industry to follow, Herrick is one such band. With intricate harmonies and a distinctive sound that combines the best of folk, rock, blues and country, Herrick shatters the current country music mold and creates a new path for it to follow. A true One-Of-A-Kind Band.
While other independent artists sit in the shadows, waiting for their “big break”, Herrick is out there working. Herrick has already seen things that most artists could only dream of. And surprisingly, they have done all of this with no record deal.
Herrick music is so catchy and their drive to succeed made us want to place their music on our site. Many musicians say they want to make it but when they see the work, many fall away. Herrick is not that type of band when they saw the work needed they strapped up and started hacking their way to the top. Check out this interview we had an opportunity to do with them while still being road warriors from California to Texas in the next few days.
Why did you select this song as your current single?
This song is a great example of our sound, catchy melody & lyrics. But this song has been downloaded more than any of the song on ‘New Dance”. So really, our fans picked the single.
How does this single relate to the rest of the Album?
Our album, “New Dance” is like a novel. Each chapter tells a new story. But the book is all Herrick, mandolin driven, with high energy.
What was the writing process for the song?
Donna started writing the song. “Yes, I was really mad at Kerry at the time”. Says Donna, “ I take all my frustrations out in song-writing. This one is a good example of that. Sorry Kerry’, laughs Donna.
What does this song’s lyric mean to you?
“Pain in My Heart” speaks for itself. Love can drive you crazy, but crazy can be addicting. What would it be like to see you in person performing this song? When we hit the stage, each song we perform commands a different mood. But “Pain in My Heart” is all energy. It drives Just the way we like it.
Could your fans summarize who you are as an artist by this song?
Yes, we believe so. We are known for high energy songs and performances. So this one is what they would expect from us.
One last question, what is your motivation behind your music?
Our music is who we are. Being an Artist is just that, expressing who you are in your music. As you grow and change, so does the music and performance of the music. We just want to make the best music we can that expresses who we are.


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