Posts Tagged ‘Julia Preotu’

Date of Interview: 08/10/2010

Since 2006, MeTalkPretty has “quietly” earned a reputation for their “alternative” approach to rock music. During this time, three of these years have been spent on the road – as participants on the Vans Warped Tour – which has allowed the band to showcase work from their debut album, We Are Strangers. On the strength of their music and growing fan-base, MeTalkPretty received a 2009 MTV VMA Award for New York City’s “Best Breakout Band.”

Following in the footsteps of Courtney Love (Hole) and Gwen Stefani (No Doubt), Julia Preotu joins a rare short-list of female leads that have fronted male-backed rock bands. In the midst of a promotional campaign for the We Are Strangers EP, the Romania-born singer managed to squeeze some time out of her busy schedule and settle down for an interview with Clayton Perry – reflecting on her move to New York City, the necessity of learning English, and the death of her mother. (more…)