This year has been kind of fantastic for Phoenix indie-rockers, Snake! Snake! Snakes! Aside from making their way into the trailer of the independent film Tanner Hall, their song "We Come Out At Night" is in The Morning Infidelity's top 25 list of the year's best local songs, and the formidable foursome are one of five finalists in our readers poll for best local band.
Not too shabby.
Songwriter/vocalist Jon Messenger explains how "We Come Out At Night" came together to make the anthemic sound that combines pop rhythms, catchy licks and brooding vocals that is catching people's ears.
"To tell you the truth, I'd rather let the listener take what they want out of the song to develop an intimate relationship to their experiences," Messenger says.
He divulges that the song came from a particularly dark time in his life, but states: "I never gave up on myself and through this terrible period, I eventually managed to get back on my feet and become a much stronger person.
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So with that said, the song "We Come Out At Night" (to me) is a statement of understanding to others that are, or have been, in my shoes, expressing to never give up on yourself and everything eventually works out in the end."