The War and Treaty | The First Cut
Did you know?
- The first concerts Michael and Tanya saw were Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston, respectively.
- Michael considers Johnny Cash and Ray Charles to be his biggest musical influences, and says they "embody everything in what it means to be an American."
- Michael is a war veteran who suffers from PTSD, and the band's single "Five More Minutes" was written about a particularly dark time where his demons nearly got the best of him.
If you answered NO to any of these questions, then you’ve got a lot to learn from this episode of The First Cut!
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