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.