Daily Discovery: Midnight Mantics, “City Of Dreamers”

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ARTIST:  Midnight Mantics
SONG: “City Of Dreamers” 


HOMETOWN: Nashville, Tennessee.

AMBITIONS: Make music that Ferris Bueller and John Hughes would find “so choice.”

TURN-OFFS: Dishonesty, Small-Mindedness, or someone who dislikes The Breakfast Club.

TURN-ONS: Drive, Authentic Passion, or someone who loves The Breakfast Club.

DREAM GIG: Working on 80’s movie soundtracks such as “Pretty In Pink” and “Say Anything” during the day, then touring with Psychedelic Furs at night.

FAVORITE LYRIC: “I can’t stand this indecision, married with a lack of vision.” – Tears For Fears

SONG I WISH I WROTE: “Heart Of The Matter” by Don Henley or “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Peter Gabriel, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Jesus, John Cleese, and Jerry Lee Lewis.

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Tears For Fears at Bonnaroo 2015.

I WROTE THIS SONG BECAUSE… We’re dreamers and like to encourage people to not forget to dream and to keep hope alive.


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