The Revivalists Give The Inside Story On How "Wish I Knew You" Became A Hit

It all resulted from their label asking the band to hit a home run.

August 4, 2019

The Revivalists hit song "Wish I Knew You" has launched the band's popularity into the stratosphere.

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We caught up with David Shaw and Zack Feinberg backstage at Lollapalooza and they gave us the inside story on how "Wish I Knew You" became a hit.  

The band was proud of their album Men Amongst Mountains, but their label didn't think the band had a "home run". With the pressure on them, the band hit a grand slam. OK, that line was co-opted from Marty Lennartz's interview. 

Enjoy our full interview with the band below.