Farewell Fortune interview 11.04.23
MM: Can you tell us about Farewell Fortune and who’s your biggest influences?
Farewell Fortune was established in 2019. I’m the lead vocalist and founder, Don Huffman, and I have enlisted many artists in the recording of our first two albums. Biggest influences include Pearl Jam, U2, and Linkin Park.
MM: Where do you draw your inspirations and ideas from?
Our sound is a mixture of alternative rock, pop, industrial, and garage rock
MM: What would you say is Farewell Fortune’s favourite song ?
Favorite song of mine would be “Bullet The Blue Sky” from U2
MM: Plans tour and festival wise for 2023?
No plans at the moment for touring. Will look into performing later in the year possibly.
MM: What's the most memorable concert you've been to (other than your own) and why?
Monsters of Rock tour in the early 90’s with Metallica, Guns N Roses, and Faith No More at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC. When Guns was late to the stage, a massive food fight broke out through the whole stadium.
MM: What do you feel has been your biggest accomplishment so far?
Biggest accomplishment so far is bringing a community of indie bands together on social media. We support each other and create playlists to enjoy each other’s creativity.
MM: Which are your Two favourite Albums of all time?
Pearl Jam “Ten” and U2 “The Joshua Tree”
MM: Growing up which Bands posters did you have on your bedroom wall.
I would clip out different music magazine covers and put them on the wall. Too many rock bands to remember haha.
MM - Who do you think influenced the world of Metal / Rock more than any other person?
Led Zeppelin were clearly pioneers, and Ozzy has to be ranked up there as well for his longevity.
MM - What's the most important thing to the band right now?
Releasing the second album “Chaos Serum” on April 28th and the music video for new song “Static” on the same day.
MM:If you could do a cover of any song which one would it be and why?
We have covered two classics on our albums with “Voodoo Child”-Jimi Hendrix and “Bullet The Blue Sky”-U2. Absolute sonic monsters with perfect lyrics.
MM: Tell us why we should buy and listen to Farewell Fortune?
We are blending the best of quite a few genres and making a sound we hope will be unique to the listeners.
MM: Four words to describe Farewell Fortune
Energetic, Fiery, Creative, and Approachable.
Final Words for your fans and our readers
Listen to many forms of music to enjoy the world even more. There is so much talent out there that is waiting to be heard!