Songwriting duo Safe in Blue made a splash with their 2013 album This Hear Will Bring. Their single, “Song I Believe In” caught the attention of Coldplay, who promoted it on their website. Nashville locals can go see them play at the Pour House on July 4.
SONG: Starlit Summer’s Eve
BIRTHDATE: August 2013
HOMETOWN: Pretoria South Africa and Toronto Canada
CURRENT LOCATION: Nashville TN
AMBITIONS: Write music that resonates with and changes the world.
TURN–OFFS: Ideologies against-love, truthfulness, and justice. Festival toilets.
TURN–ONS: Crowds all singing together, selflessness, red hair, dotted quarter notes.
DREAM GIG: Glastonbury
FAVORITE LYRIC: “So I crawled back into your open arms” – Coldplay “When I see you, I really see you upside down, But my brain knows better. It picks you up and turns you around” – Death Cab for Cutie
CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: Henry the chicken that lives at our studio. But really. It’s like a person.
SONG I WISH I WROTE: The Blower’s Daughter – Damien Rice, All I Want – Kodaline,
5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Napoleon, Nikola Tesla, Robert Downey Jr., Jon Foreman, Elon Musk
MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Switchfoot at Exit/In, Seeing how emotionally people reacted to the songs was the moment I knew I wanted to do music for the rest of my life.
I WROTE THIS SONG: Starlit Summer’s Eve.