Meet Denver Supergroup Miss America by Wheary

For Joseph Pope III, who's played in a number of local acts like Born in the Flood, the Wheel, Fairchildren and is now the front man of Miss America by Wheary, songwriting is like falling in love.

"It's like you're in this honeymoon period, and you're just so infatuated and that's all you think about. You go to work and you think about this person," he says. "I'd go to work and I'd think about the song and so love being in that place that I often don't want it to end, and just keep exploring with the songs and don't actually bring them to completion because I want to stay in that place."

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Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
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