The name of the band was inspired by The Police’s song “Walking on the Moon. According to the lead singer, Nicholas Petricca, they are influenced by The Police’s mystery and playfulness.
Walk the Moon has amazingly memorable songs, with song titles like “I Can Lift a Car” to “Shut up and Dance.” The band has a unique style of making songs, that are spontaneous and unique.
My favorite song is ” We are the Kids” from the album Talking Hard. It is currently my favorite because it’s a weirdly interesting song. The song is upbeat but contains lyrics like “We are the kids that you never can kill.” The lyrics show that the song is meant to be dark and mysterious, which is contradictory with it’s melodies.
Even the music videos the band makes are quirky and fun. The music video for “Shut up and Dance” is an example of that. The music video is a funny video, where they make awkward dancing seem entertaining. The band has an incredible amount of energy that shows that they have a great time making music. This band is becoming more and more popular thanks their reminiscent 80s pop rock style.