Fitz and the Tantrums Find Oasis Next Door

By Radio.com Staff

The life of a touring musician can be hectic.

In the latest episode of Eat. See. Play. Chill. Fitz and the Tantrums find an oasis from their native Los Angeles one hundred miles east in Greater Palm Springs.

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“By nature, being a touring musician means living a very bizarre, nomadic lifestyle,” says singer Michael “Fitz” Fitzpatrick.

“I would say in the last two years it’s been insane,” adds band co-leader Noelle Scaggs.

“Greater Palm Springs is the place that you go to disconnect and reconnect with yourself,” Fitz continues. “You feel like you’ve entered a completely different world. It’s a place where you can come and unwind from the business (of the world).

“I just like to find a quiet space and calm myself and tune the world out for a second, Maybe even sometimes do a small moment of meditation.”

“There’s this very relaxed vibe that you don’t really find in other places,” says Scaggs. “Greater Palm Springs is a vacation for us.

“Some of my favorite things to do in Greater Palm Springs? I like a good time. I like a good martini… I love discovery. I love to hop on my Yelp feed and go to the tenth page and find the spot that nobody’s been to. ”

Fitz’s wife, Gossip Girl star Kaylee Defer says, “I think an essential part of living a healthy lifestyle is being able to escape. Greater Palm Springs Is the ultimate oasis. I think one of the best things about this destination is the chill culture. It’s just the place you go to relax.”

Check out the full episode of Eat. See. Play. Chill. 

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