Mickey Strange’s vibrant sound is powering through the music world! Already well known in the alternative underground music scene, Mick’s blend of Goth, Electronica, Industrial and rock is trending heavy on the Internet. This vocal powerhouse out of Detroit is getting rave reviews from his fans, media, and DJ’s!
Laney & Friends say, “You are the King of the Underground!”
Metro Times Detroit calls Mickey Strange “Liquid Fire!"
“The Dark man from Detroit sheds some light in Brazil” - DJ. Markus Marques - Brazil
“Mickey Strange Rocks This Place!” DJ Jetta - New York
Alex: With 340 million Google website hits, how are you feeling? How long have you been in the music game?
Mickey Strange: Wow! I didn’t even know!
Two weeks, just kidding I have to mess with you a little bit Alex…being old as the moon you know; I have been around a long time.
Alex: What got you into music and what keeps you going?
Mick: As far back as I can remember - I was singing on a picnic table with my Batman cape on and fell off and broke my collarbone. I don’t remember much after that…I have always been singing - always. What keeps me going? - I do it for me. It’s who I am. Record deal or no Record deal.
Put your faith not into men, for men only reflect the being that you are.
Alex: Who were some of your musical influences growing up?
Mick: In order – Jim Morrison, David Bowie, Iggy Pop and Peter Murphy – I have a real low voice.
I would have to say “Bowie” sent me over the edge…I’m terribly attracted to the bizarre.
The one major highlight of this past year was meeting “MikeGarson” I was really nervous – I think he knew it…what an amazing talent!!!
Alex: Where does the fantastic 'Mickey Strange' artwork come from?
Mick: LOL – I can’t draw a straight line if my life depended on it – seriously! I love art so much…I really do admire people that can draw and paint…then came Photoshop! I said “ah” what a great form of self-mutilation…LOL - I do all the pics with my phone and Photoshop.
Started school at Bauhaus Design 1919–1933 - I have been around a long time remember.
Alex: When you are creating lyrics or a new song, what types of things inspire you?
Mick: The Supernatural. I’ll leave it at that for now.
Alex: As a professional singer, would you mind giving us a few tips on projecting your voice or on some voice training exercises?
Mick: First of all no one is tone deaf. That is false information. Everyone can sing.
Ear Training for pitch control - musical notes have colors.
There is a breathing exercise called “Breath of the Dragonby Bruce Lee” most don’t know about.
Vibrato - start real slow - equals control.
Alex: Where can people check out your music online or in person?
Mick: Free downloads for everyone.
I’m hiding right now but coming out live real soon…
Alex: Thank you for the free downloads! That’s very cool of you! What can we look for in the future from Mickey Strange?
As long as I am in the three-dimensional world – there will always be a song.
Keep up with the digital artwork – that I didn’t think anyone would really care about.
A lot of musical videos that I’m really excited about!
Alex: Mick! Thank you for taking the time out of your busy recording schedule to do an interview here at Celebrity English! I really enjoyed the Mickey Strange Experience! You are a true artist and gentleman!
Mick: Thanks so much Alex I had a wonderful time and thanks for having me.
Thank you everyone for all your support!!!
I am that which I am
A changing thing indeed
And while I am that which I am
I am willing to allow all others to be that which they are
I recognize that there are not two of us that are the same
I recognize that we have many differences
I recognize that there are things that are similar
There are things that are even same
And in all of our sameness
And in all of our differences
I find joy
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