ARTIST: Matt Walters
SONG: I Would Die For You
BIRTHDATE: December 31, 1985
HOMETOWN: Melbourne, Australia
CURRENT LOCATION: Melbourne, Australia
AMBITIONS: To make great albums.
TURN-OFFS: Shorts songs
TURN-ONS: Long songs
DREAM GIG: Paradiso, Amsterdam
FAVORITE LYRIC: “The ghost of electricity howls in the bones of her face” – Visions of Johanna, Bob Dylan. Blonde on Blonde.
SONG I WISH I WROTE: A Case of You – Joni Mitchell.
5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Emmylou Harris, Daniel Lanois
MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Colin Hay. Aged 11 at a small folk festival in Australia.
I WROTE THIS SONG: When I was 21. I wanted to write a dark song. A murder ballad to be exact. Like a Nick Cave song or something. It ended up being much sweeter. I was listening to a lot of Gillian Welch’s, Time the Revelator, at the time.