What's so special about Cutting Crew?
"We're fans of songs," says guitarist Kevin Scott Macmichael. "A good song is
something you can actually sit down at the piano and play so it will mean something without
all the studio trickery."
Even people who don't like the British quartet's hit "(I Just) Died In Your Arms" have to admit it's catchy.
"The title came from one night when I actually said those words," says
singer Nick Van Eede. "Then, in true mercenary- songwriter style, I took the pad out
from under the pillow and scribbled it down. It was about a very special girl I'm still with
Aw, shucks. This month the band is opening shows for Huey Lewis, the Bangles and Starship.
"You'll see the true Cutting Crew," says Macmichael, "which is a lot harder edged than our
album would suggest."