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songs. It’s just one of those things that never gets old. Making the album was literally filled with holes in the wall, sleepless nights, fist fights, mental breakdowns, one million miles flown, multiple hospital visits, and roughly one thousand days hence the title - haha. We love what we do though and are so grateful to be able to do what we love for a living.
Raver Mag: How was the experience
working with Nelly, B.O.B., Christina Perri and several other big name artists for the album?
We had the pleasure of working with so many talented features on the album. Working with Nelly was wild because we literally raged in the studio till nearly five a.m. drinking and smoking. Making Lightning with John Rzeznik from the Goo Goo Dolls was also a trip. We started it just messing around with acoustic guitars and a notepad of
lyrics then ended up recording gang vocals together in our home studio. We brought Christina Perri to our home studio as well to record Hero which was a lot of fun. Afterward, we gave her a solid tour of all the spots near us where they filmed The Sopranos. Fitz of Fitz & The Tantrums was also a lot of fun to work with. He also came to our home studio where we just hung out and wrote. We like to be very hands-on with all our features versus just getting vocals sent to us. We write lyrics and melody with them together in the same room just hanging out. We found we get the best results that way.
Raver Mag: I love the story of how
you all chose the group name. Can you tell our readers how the name Cash Cash came to be?
Cash Cash: We were in a previous
group growing up and never thought to copyright the name
because when you are young you do not have the money and do not believe that it really matters. After we signed our first record deal, it kind of did matter. We got hit with a ton of legal notices about it from the person who owned the name and had this old agent trying to screw us over. So when putting the new group together out of frustration, I was like, “We should just name this fucking group Cash Cash because everyone is after our cash, and we don’t even have any yet.” We all looked at each other, laughed, and it just stuck.
Is it true that your group began as a garage band and then transitioned into electronic?
We started playing instruments at an early age so we all come from very musical backgrounds. We played in different bands growing up and the part that brought it all together was that we