Daily Discovery: Lauryn Peacock, “Quiet Moments”

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ARTIST: Lauryn Peacock

SONG: “Quiet Moments”

HOMETOWN: Naperville, Illinois

AMBITIONS: To write amazing songs. Maybe one good book, too.

TURN-OFFS: Mouth-open chewing (the worst).

TURN-ONS: Intelligence and kindness, confidence. Conan O’Brien (circa 2000).

DREAM GIG: Opening for Damien Jurado.

FAVORITE LYRIC: “Some days all you need is one good thought strong in your mind…” – Angel Olsen, “Lights Out,” or “Tell me why is it hard to make arrangements with yourself…” – Neil Young, ‘Tell Me Why.”

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: Sarah Palin

SONG I WISH I WROTE: “Both Sides Now” by Joni Mitchell (Or “Winter”)

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Sojourner Truth, Joni Mitchell, Audrey Hepburn, T.S. Eliot, Patti Smith.

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Sufjan Stevens, Seven Swans tour in an upstairs chapel in Madison, Wisconsin in 2004.

I WROTE THIS SONG…Because hope.