Smile Empty Soul Interview

Smile Empty Soul are a sublime genre-bending rock outfit who originally hail from Santa Clara, California. The band released their debut self-titled album way back in 2003 and have been busy creating amazing music ever since.


We spoke to Sean Danielsen about the bands upcoming '2020' EP, his insane productivity during the pandemic, what inspired him to get into music and his drummers addiction to Gold Fish crackers...

"I really enjoyed taking on those cover songs, think they turned out great, and the response from people has been terrific."


Firstly, unfortunately I have to ask this at the moment, how have you guys been coping in the lock-down? What kind of things have been keeping you sane during the lock-down and pandemic?


I’ve been alright actually. I’m thankful that I live in Arkansas and we never actually “locked down” here. The largest impact this whole thing has had on me is that all my tours have been cancelled.