Can you introduce yourself and what you do in the band?
My name is Lief and I'm usually asking for more of myself in the monitors.
Why did you decide to partake in forming this group?
Most days I feel like A Love Like Pi is more me than I am myself. If anything, I'm being influenced and changed by the group, not the other way around.
Can you explain the meaning of the name, A Love Like Pi?
Pi is a number that has occupied this unique space in mathematics as a never-ending, patternless, almost mystic number. Love is the same way. It occupies a similarly irrational, eternal, and powerful space in our lives.
In November you released, Jack and the Giant EP. What was the creation process like?
The EP began to feel like a reintroduction of the band halfway through the production process because we had been through so many label issues in the months before. You know when you run into an old friend that you haven't spoken to in a while and you decide to play it safe and greet them with a handshake that they immediately skip and hug you like the years don't matter? I wanted it to feel like that.
Does the EP center around a certain theme?
Jack and the Giant revolves around the make-believe and its relationship to the real world.
How did you come up with the concept for the Jack And The Giant music video?
The track 'Jack and the Giant' is all about the space that widens between you and your imagination as you grow older: a space that takes up no room in the physical world but feels gigantic to us in certain moments. We wanted the video to feel the same way. The challenge was to create a world that felt expansive, to follow a character we could relate to, and to highlight the ambitious themes of the song all within a space of about the size of a petri dish.
What can fans expect from A Love Like Pi in the upcoming months?
We haven't finished the exploration of the EP in other formats, you can expect more media inspired by the themes of Jack and the Giant. We're also gathering our thoughts for the full-length which we'll be excited to start production on soon.
Interview conducted by Alexis Solomon
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