Chester French spoke with CNN’s Shannon Cook about the story behind their name, what they studied at Harvard, and being compared to The Beach Boys. In a separate print Q&A, the pair were asked about whether being Harvard graduates makes them the smartest guys in pop music. “Probably not,” D.A. Wallach responded. “We were kind of nerds in high school. And the hardest part about Harvard is getting in, people say. After that you take it at your own pace. And at different times we were more or less engaged there, but we met some other really intelligent, thoughtful people.” Bandmate Max Drummey added, “And there’s definitely a lot of stupid people at Harvard.”
Watch the interview below the cut.