UMM: What’s it like having a job that allows you, as someone who grew up loving music, to all of a sudden be standing next to one of your musical heroes? You know, when I was a little girl, I remember watching the Much Music VJ Search contest, and thinking ‘I’d love to do that’, and now, here I am.I’m doing things like flying to Las Vegas and interviewing 50 Cent. And I was SOOO nervous to interview him, but he was one of the sweetest men I’ve ever met.
City and Colour began performing in small intimate venues while Alexisonfire disappeared for some time.
UMM: Was there a point in your life when you became aware that you had some talent forthat kind of thing? UMM: So, when it comes to music, you have some pretty eclectic tastes… There are certain CDs that I will always have in my CD player, like Fiona Apple and Rufus Wainwright that come from when I was in high school. I feel, for me, I have to be able to relate to the lyrics. And my older sister, it’s the Counting Crows, sitting in her bedroom.
LM: I’ve always been the kind of person who, if there was something that I wanted to do, I wasgoing to do it. And I had afriend who was huge into Bob Dylan and got me hooked. I love when I can say ‘Yeah, I’ve experienced that… UMM: Are you one of those people who, when you think about your past, you associate it with certain songs? That’s what’s so great about music: it’s powerful, it can bring you back, and it touches you.
After attending Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts and Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School in Toronto, Ontario, Miller moved to Los Angeles to gain acting experience and worked on Ashton Kutcher's celebrity prank show Punk'd and in Chris Rock's movie Down to Earth.
Missing her family, she moved back to Toronto after a few years.
Some of her notable interviews are Coldplay, Gwen Stefani, Halle Berry, Kanye West, Avril Lavigne, Rihanna, Matthew Mc Conaughey, Fergie, Dallas Green, Alexisonfire, Pink, Lily Allen, Taylor Swift, Hilary Duff, Malin Åkerman, The Pussycat Dolls, Jason Segel and Paul Rudd.