Interviews

Mayer Hawthorne: "Every Song Is Based on Real Life, Otherwise People Won't Connect to It"

Mayer Hawthorne (real name Andrew Mayer Cohen) is a chill dude.

Backstage at Miami's Soho Studios, prepping for last night's Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour gig, his band, manager, and crew crowd around him, listening to every word that comes out of his mouth. With such a successful career, he could be a dick. But nope, not this middle-class Jewish guy.

As he sits down for an interview with Crossfade, he's wearing a silky zebra-print shirt. On anyone else, this would look stupid. On Mayer, it's cool.

See also: Review & Photos: Blonde Redhead and Mayer Hawthorne - Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour - Miami

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