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ARTIST: The Novel Ideas
BIRTHDATE: March 9th 1989 (Daniel)
HOMETOWN: Newton, MA
CURRENT LOCATION: Brighton, MA
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.