Daily Discovery: The Tressels, “Troubled”

THE TRESSELS

The Tressels turn personal and professional tragedies into earnest anthems about hope, addiction, betrayal, love, loss, nostalgia, and regret, played by life long friends. 

ARTIST: The Tressels

SONG: “Troubled”

BIRTHDATE: 6/19/2005

HOMETOWN: Delaware County, PA; Baltimore, MD; St. Petersburg, FL.

CURRENT LOCATION: Your Heart

AMBITIONS: To make a living playing music (cue laughter)

TURN-OFFS: Line 6 amps, load in times

TURN-ONS: Sunsets, whiskey, listening to Johnny Cash in stoic silence.

DREAM GIG: The E Street band gets the flu, we are the only option.

FAVORITE LYRIC: “Even damnation is poisoned with rainbows”-Leonard Cohen, The Old Revolution

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: is dead.

SONG I WISH I WROTE: Anything by Cory Branan. Everything on Pete Yorn’s “Music for the Morning After”

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Kurt Vonnegut, David Duchovny, Warren Zevon, Mark Sarkisian, Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart.

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: The National at Johnny Brendas right before they blew up, or Brooks & Dunn right before they broke up.

I WROTE THIS SONG: About death, about a car accident, about shame, about the devil.

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