Daily Discovery: Mr. & Mrs. Garrett Soucy, “Living Conformists and Dead Troublemakers”

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ARTIST: Mr. & Mrs. Garrett Soucy

SONG: “Living Conformists and Dead Troublemakers”

HOMETOWN: Liberty, Maine


AMBITIONS: husband, father, teacher

TURN-OFFS: selfish ambition

TURN-ONS: genuineness

DREAM GIG: Playing to a full tavern in the north, while the folks are stranded, due to a blizzard. 

FAVORITE LYRIC: “His purposes will ripen fast, unfolding every hour; the bud may have a bitter taste, but sweet will be the flower.” — William Cowper

SONG I WISH I WROTE: “There is a Fountain”

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Jesus, Siiri Soucy, Jacques Ellul, Sullivan Pugh, Richard Wurmbrand

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Richard Shindell in a small theater in Maine

I WROTE THIS SONG BECAUSE… I was processing some of the works of Marshall McLuhan and felt like the pressure to be in the rat race is, at times, overwhelming. 

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