Daily Discovery: Justin Klump, “Ghost Town”

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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-OFFS: Selfishness

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. 

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