is gearing up for a solo band tour this spring and is going to be doing their Riviera Maya run quite soon, but ahead of that, he dropped by and visited an old pal and recorded a for us.

know as one part of the songwriting process that employs from time to time, and as of recent he’s the main man behind the Under The Scales .

And on today’s Part One of their interview and podcast chat, we get to hear them kick right off the discussion of ’s New Year’s Eve extravaganza for “Mercury > Say It To Me S.A.N.T.O.S.” and how Mike felt floating up there (among other things). And you will not want to miss what Mike talks about (and shows off from his phone) on where the came from.

Next Monday, we’ll get the Part Two before heads down to Mexico for .

Listen to the podcast below.

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