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Inhaler on nostalgia, special hats, and the leftover songs from Cuts & Bruises

The Irish band details their sophomore LP and how the songwriting tricks of Bob Dylan, David Bowie, and The Beatles have helped

Inhaler joins Kyle Meredith for a conversation centered around their sophomore album, Cuts & Bruises. Elijah Hewson, Robert Keating, Josh Jenkinson, and Ryan McMahon provide insights into the album's nostalgic lyrics, delving into their songwriting process and the influences of iconic artists such as Bob Dylan and The Beatles. They also pay tribute to David Bowie's "Fashion" and contemplate the future of leftover songs from the recording sessions.

During the interview, the Irish band shares the backstory behind their fans making special hats for each gig, highlighting the deep connection they have forged with their audience. They discuss how imperfections in music are embraced by their listeners, fostering a genuine appreciation for the raw and authentic aspects of their craft.

With Cuts & Bruises, Inhaler showcases their growth as musicians and songwriters, channeling a sense of nostalgia that resonates throughout the album. Drawing inspiration from music legends while infusing their unique style, they captivate audiences with their heartfelt lyrics and infectious melodies. The band's connection with their dedicated fanbase further adds to their appeal, creating a vibrant and inclusive community that celebrates the imperfections and authenticity of music.

Watch the interview above and then check out the video below.

Kyle is the WFPK Music Director. Email Kyle at kmeredith@lpm.org