Pennsylvania-born singer-songwriter and Circa Survive frontman Anthony Green has just put out a full-length follow-up to his last solo album, Beautiful Things. The vocalist’s most up-to-date work, Young Legs, showcases his ever-expanding musical exploration as well as his vast talent vocally. His arrangements on the current solo effort also display his knack for melodies that transcend the confines of a solitary genre.
Anthony Green is touring the States in support of the record right now and revealed in our conversation that 2014 will hopefully bring new material from Circa Survive as well. The band—whose 2012 release, Violent Waves, was met with rave reviews—have an end-of-year show in L.A. on Dec. 28.
In the middle of his nationwide tour, Green sat down to speak with me about what went into Young Legs, the forces that continue to drive him, and plans for the not-so-distant future. Here is what he had to say:
You just released your latest solo work, Young Legs. This record appears to be more structurally complex. How do you feel that you have developed as a musician since your last solo effort?
The last couple years I have been really paying attention to songwriting and structure a…