ARTIST: Justin Klump
SONG: Ghost Town
BIRTHDATE: July 28th
HOMETOWN: Vancouver, WA
CURRENT LOCATION: Nashville, TN
AMBITIONS: Write a song with Dave Matthews, play Guitar with John Mayer & perform at Radio City Music Hall
TURN-ONS: Bourgeois Guitars, Symphonies, Craft IPA, Ike’s Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings and Guatemalan Finca El Injerto coffee
DREAM GIG: main stage at Gorge Ampitheatre
FAVORITE LYRIC: Plans were drawn, concrete poured, and nail by nail, board by board.
“The House that Built Me” – Tom Douglas & Allen Shamblin
CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: my friend, Mark
SONG I WISH I WROTE: “Slow Dancing in a Burning Room” by John Mayer
5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Andy Ricker, Mother Teresa
MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: U2’s Vertigo Tour
I WROTE THIS SONG: After the lead line in the chorus popped into my head (“my heart was like an old, ghost town”) while I was cooking eggs. I knew the song had to be about finding love after experiencing heartbreak, but it took me a few different sessions to unpack the lyric.