MTV News spoke with Taproot guitarist Mike DeWolf about their new album ‘Welcome’, which dropped last week. The group had written 40 songs before producer Toby Wright told them to go back to the drawing board to come up with 15 to 20 more. Looking back, DeWolf is glad Taproot didn’t release the 40 songs they originally wrote for ‘Welcome’. “We kind of feel like we made our second record and we threw it away, and this is our third record,” he said. “But it also feels like this is our first record because ‘Gift’ was a bunch of songs we wrote when we were growing up that were thrown together on an album, and it wasn’t really focused like this. It’s kind of a weird feeling, but I like it.” Read more.