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cording to the mood of the day. It’s always different and it’s always about the energy in the room, but the show, if anything, has been pumped up on steroids! All of the music that I’ve written over all of these years is presented in a way that is very much more true to the album version. It’s the closest we’ve gotten back to the original arrangements. There’s not quite as many long and extended jams. There’s more musicality and more exploration with less infrastructure. That was just muscle memory in the way we became a band, we jammed. I had to remove the jam in order to put it back in and make it feel musical. And now it’s flowing effortlessly from the new album to all of my work with The Nocturnals.” A mix of interesting covers from big band swing to psychedelic rock to new wave, grunge, and even disco helps make this tour unique. The tour has al- Watch Grace Potter Perform “Apologies” NewJerseyStage.com 2015 - ISSUE 11 ARTICLES 13