Vents Magazine interviews Injected’s Danny Grady about fatherhood, Star Wars, and the band’s first album in 15 years

Vents Magazine Interview

Hi Danny, welcome to VENTS! How have you been?

-Rapidly shifting between deep existential despair over existence being a simulation/instant meteor death/the arbitrary nature of reality and excitement that the French place down the street put pig’s feet back on the menu.  So, basically, normal.

Can you talk to us more about your song “The Truth About You”?

-Not anymore than the lyrics could tell you.  At the risk of being pedantic, I think it’s obvious that the “You” that keeps surfacing throughout the album is really “Me”.   That’s the not-so-secret ‘secret’ of the record.  Folks like things explained to them these days, and I don’t mind.  I don’t see it as a function of anxiety or stupidity, more a function of the sheer amount of information we must parse nowadays.

Did any event in particular inspire you to write this song?

-It’s a pastiche of my late 20s, mixed with some codependency themes.  I’m glad I survived. 

Any plans to release a video for the track?

-Given the imagery in the song, I think a video would be redundant.  If a particularly vicious live version was filmed, there’d be sense in doing that, seeing as how every band I’ve ever been in has been better live than on record. READ MORE…

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