“We know a lot about bars”: Why Midland’s “Drinkin’ Problem” is the real deal

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By Music News Group

Big Machine With their debut single firmly seated in country’s top-20, the new trio Midland is off to the kind of start that makes you think they may be around for a while.

Lead singer — and former Calvin Klein model — Mark Wystrach attributes some of the success of “Drinkin’ Problem” to something legendary songwriter Dean Dillon once told the band.

“He said, ‘Boys, write what you know.’ And we know a lot about bars,” Mark says, half-joking. “I grew up in a bar. My family owns a live country music honky tonk…”

“I think it’s the kind of song you can …read more