Daily Discovery: The Novel Ideas, “Montana”

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ARTIST: The Novel Ideas

SONG: “Montana

BIRTHDATE:  March 9th 1989 (Daniel)



AMBITIONS: To sing with Emmylou Harris

TURN-OFFS: Detuned guitars

TURN-ONS: Daniel Day-Lewis

DREAM GIG: Sold out show at The Sinclair in Cambridge, MA would be a dream come true.

FAVORITE LYRIC: Favorite recent lyric is from the new Saintseneca album “If only the good ones die young/ I pray your corruption come/ swift like a thief in the night”

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: Our cat Missy – not technically a person, but she definitely thinks she is.

SONG I WISH I WROTE: Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen gets me every time. Also Leaving on a Jet Plane by John Denver.

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Jackson Browne, Emmylou Harris, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks, Taylor Swift

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Danny and I saw Jackson Browne backed by Dawes at Newport Folk Fest.  It was incredible.

WE WROTE THIS SONG: In the bathroom of a hotel in San Francisco. It was super late at night and I was trying to find a place to play without waking up my brother in the next room.



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