Daily Discovery: Patrick Baker, “Control”

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Daily Discovery is presented by The Pub Deal. Win a $20,000 Publishing Contract from Secret Road Music Publishing, deadline May 31st 2014.

ARTIST: Patrick Baker

SONG: Control

BIRTHDATE: Dec. 29th

HOMETOWN: Clinton, TN

CURRENT LOCATION: Nashville, TN

AMBITIONS: Songwriter, producer

TURN-OFFS: White chocolate (because it’s not really chocolate)

TURN-ONS: 90’s R&B, dark chocolate

DREAM GIG: Opening for Jeff Buckley at The Ryman

FAVORITE LYRIC:

“But if the world could remain within a frame like a painting on a wall
Then I think we would see the beauty
Then we would stand staring in awe
At our still lives posed like a bowl of oranges,
Like a story told by the fault lines and the soil.” -Bowl Of Oranges, Conor Oberst

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: The voice in my head

SONG I WISH I WROTE:  Prince – Little Red Corvette

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Jeff Buckley, Beck, Prince, Ryan Adams, Paul McCartney

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Flaming Lips

I WROTE THIS SONG:  As an attempt to update the 90’s new jack swing sound with a modern, atmospheric sound.

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