Videos by American Songwriter
HOMETOWN: Minneapolis, Minnesota
CURRENT LOCATION: Minneapolis, Minnesota
AMBITIONS: To get more people to hear my music and connect with it on a deep level
TURN-OFFS: Oversize egos
TURN-ONS: Humility and poise
DREAM GIG: Opening for the Rolling Stones or Bob Dylan
FAVORITE LYRIC: “Any day now, I shall be released”
SONG I WISH I WROTE: “Unsatisfied,” by Paul Westerberg/Replacements
5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Hillary Clinton, and Stanley Kubrick (though I know he’s no longer with us)
MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Cheap Trick when I was 16 years old, at ValleyFair amusement park in Minnesota.
I WROTE THIS SONG BECAUSE… It helped me to work through my acceptance of the end of my 16-year marriage.