Misterwives Talk Headlining Their First Tour and Fans' Reactions to Their New Album: 'We're Having a Hard Time Keeping Up With Twitter'

Billboard caught up with Misterwives to talk about their debut album, Our Own House, which bows at No. 31 on the Billboard 200.

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What are some of the immediate reactions that you've gotten about the songs?

Mandy Lee: It's fun that there's no one song that people are gravitating toward. Every single song is someone else's favorite, which is fun for us, because we don't want to have any fillers. And people have tagged us in videos of themselves dancing to the music, which is always cool. We're having a hard time keeping up with Twitter.

Etienne Bowler: There have been tweets saying, "I only have two days to learn all of these songs so I can go crazy at the show!"

MisterWives Keeping Busy On The Road

MisterWives just kicked off its first headlining tour. What are some rituals you've developed?

Lee: We found out that, no matter where we are, [keyboardist Jesse Blum] will always find a piano and play it, whether it's at someone's house at four in the morning or a hotel lobby. He will play beautiful music whenever he can, even if it disrupts a meeting in the next room.

"Reflections" hit No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart. Have you picked your next single?

Lee: It's really up to the listeners. We're curious as to what everyone is going to get behind -- so it's up to you, America.

This story originally appeared in the March 14 issue of Billboard.


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