Daily Discovery: The Wans, “5 Spot”

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ARTIST: The Wans

SONG: “5 Spot”

BIRTHDATE: 4/25/2011

BIRTHPLACE: Germantown, Nashville (Neuhoff Factory)

AMBITIONS: Writing. Pabst.

TURN-OFFS: Taylor Guitars & Clowns.

TURN-ONS: Gibson Guitars & Fuzz.

DREAM GIG: The Ryman & Glastonbury.

MY PREFERRED METHOD OF TRAVEL: My Ford Exploder… maybe an Astro Van.

CELEBRITY CRUSH: Alison Mosshart… her voice is simply amazing.

WHAT MAKES A WOMAN SEXY: If she can write a song, that’s all I need.

5 THINGS EVERY MAN SHOULD OWN: A pen, notepad, all of Black Sabbath’s records, Hendrick’s Gin, and a record player.

I NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT: a pen. I seriously have written lyrics all over my arms, the dashboard of my car, receipts, napkins… anything. When the idea comes, I have to write it down otherwise I’ll immediately forget. The best songs come quickly for me.

I WROTE THIS SONG: This song “5 Spot” is obviously about the 5 spot. I had a late night at one of the Monday night dance events where I saw all these wonderful people dancing and having the time of their lives. It inspired me to write about it. Dancing, drinking, and having fun!

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