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 We recently had a chance to sit down with Ben Romans (Keyboards), Ethan Mentzer (Bass) of The Click Five. With their debut cd, Greetings From Imrie House, now in stores, they are certainly making a name for themselves. Their single "Just the Girl" has been moving up the Billboard Hot 100 and has been top 5 in the iTunes Most Downloaded list. We got to talk to the guys before their show at the Tweeter Center in Mansfield, MA opening for the Backstreet Boys. Give a Listen* as we talk about about their debut CD, working with the legendary Paul Stanley of Kiss, as well as the great "Baba O'Riley" from The Who. *Windows Media Player 9 is needed to listen to this interview.

1. You got major exposure opening for Ashlee Simpson and now for the Backstreet Boys as your single "Just the Girl" moves up the Billboard chart. Have you felt more pressure with your budding success?

2. How ready are you that the cd, Greetings from Imrie House, is finally released?

3. Why was the song "Lies" added to the disc so late?

4. Congrats on the bus. How great is it to get the tour bus rolling instead of the van?

5. Your CD release party is this week, how off the hook is that going to be?

6. The Boston Globe article made it seem more that the band was put together than an actual band. How true to form is that? (Article)

7. What are your thoughts aobut people illegally downloading Greetings from Imrie House?

8. You make your late night appearace this week on the Conan O'Brien show. Whats that going to be like?

9.I was watching one of your video diaries andnoticed you jamming to The Who classic "Baba O'Reilly" in between takes. Is that something we will see more of?

10.Why bring the Keytar back?

11.Who were some of the bands you grew up listening to?

12. How was it writing with Kiss legend Paul Stanley?

13. What are some of the newer bands you are listening to now?

I want to thank Ben and Ethan and the guys of The Click Five for taking the time to talk with me. It was great getting a chance to chat before the show and seeing them live once agaain. We look forward to when The Click Five returns to Boston Keep your eye up for when they come to your town.

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