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Damn you for being so easygoing In September of 2007, I was sitting with two of my good friends at Bloomington, Indiana’s Runcible Spoon, the quaintest, little café in our Hoosier state. We were enjoying a nice brunch, when I spotted my friend Erica having one of those, oh-my-god-a-celebrity moment. I looked around, and I must admit that I didn’t spot him right away. Maybe it was the weather. A perfect Indiana Autumn day. Maybe it was the attractive young gal. So out of everyone’s league. Or maybe it was him. Oh, so very serious and somberlooking. I thought to myself, “This guy is deep.” I sure was wrong. I mean, come on, the monkey with the little Converse sneakers that sits with him on stage (if you don’t know the story, Google it)! You can’t get any less serious than that! “I don’t think of myself as being serious,” he said. But people tend to think there’s something wrong, so I’m not alone. He noted several occasions where people suggested to lighten up, when in reality nothing was wrong, “Don’t tell me to cheer up,” he said, jokingly. What about the future? Well, he will be doing a churches tour in the U.S., where he will literally play in churches because of the acoustic quality of their structures. He would like to work on TV shows and with comedians, but admitted that he’s been focused on performing for too long and would like to take a breather. After a great concert and a wonderful interview, we were left with a pretty clear expression of who he is. Mr. Bird, “damn you for being so easygoing.”

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Humanize Magazine is a completely bilingual publication (Spanish and English) that deals with indie and alternative culture in an innovative...

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Humanize Magazine is a completely bilingual publication (Spanish and English) that deals with indie and alternative culture in an innovative...

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