ARTIST: Derik Hultquist
AMBITIONS: To write the greatest songs of all time.
TURN-OFFS: Ambivalence, judgement
TURN-ONS: Kindness, empathy, a willingness to seek otherness
DREAM GIG: Touring full-time with a band made up of all my best friends.
FAVORITE LYRIC: “Yes to dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free/ silhouetted by the sea, circles by the circus sands/ with all memory and fate driven deep beneath the waves/ let me forget about today until tomorrow/ hey Mr. Tambourine man…”
SONG I WISH I WROTE: “Mr. Tambourine Man”
5 PEOPLE I WISH I COULD HAVE DINNER WITH: My grandmother, Bob Dylan, William Faulkner, Jack Kerouac, Thomas Wolfe
FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: To be determined.
I WROTE THIS SONG BECAUSE…I had to.