Daily Discovery: Tall Heights, “To Be Young”
ARTIST: Tall Heights
SONG: “To Be Young”
BIRTHPLACE: Johnny D’s Uptown, Somerville, MA
AMBITIONS: Tim: To pay the rent each month, perhaps even on time and to get a credit card. Paul: I’d like to kick my addiction to gummies. And for Yo-Yo Ma to approach me and say, “That was f**king splendid!”
TURN-OFFS: Tim: Seeing molars. I hate molars. I also don’t like to be interrupt– Paul: The stiff-armed, butt-out hug.
TURN-ONS: Paul: Accurately quoting my favorite movies. Tim: Nachos and beer.
DREAM GIG: Duo consensus: BBC Four.
TV ADDICTIONS: Duo consensus: Dexter, Mad Men, Sunday Football. Paul: Homeland, Dwight Schrute.
CELEBRITY CRUSH: Tim: I’m kind of a character guy: Natalie Portman in Garden State, Mini Driver in Goodwill Hunting, Dagmara Dominczyk in The Count of Monte Cristo. Paul: Post Half-Blood Prince Emma Watson. Natalie Portman… seconded.
WHAT MAKES A WOMAN SEXY: Tim: I’ve seen the neck-to-shoulder transition done quite well. Excellent tummy. Paul: Curves and pipes. Group consensus: A strong, but not outspoken opinion.
5 THINGS EVERY MAN SHOULD OWN: Duo generated list: 1. wool socks, 2. Pepto Bismol, 3. A bike, 4. Nice bourbon, 5. A chip on the shoulder.
WORDS TO LIVE BY: Duo consensus: “If you ain’t first, you’re last.”
I WROTE THIS SONG: Paul: After finding a picture of my brother and me running on the beach when we were little kids. So young, so happy.
Listen to “To Be Young” by Tall Heights at American Songspace.
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