Artists are often defined by the success of their latest project -- whether they sink or swim depends on public perception, but it's up to the musician to decide if they keep moving on. For The Neighbourhood, the Southern California-based five-piece that was nothing if not ubiquitous across radio stations and Billboard charts last year, success followed the release of "Sweater Weather," an infectious pop gem that blended young lust and vocal hooks for a chart-cracking hit. While their debut, I Love You., was released almost a year ago, the band has yet to step off the ride that the record put them on. If anything, they want more of the same.
"I always say this, but the worst thing about having success is once you have it, all you can think about is wanting more," says guitarist Zach Abels. "That's pretty much how I think we feel, we've had an incredible year, it's been awesome, but we want more and we're still not at the level that we want to be at."More »