My brother Patrick recently performed at his first open mic last Saturday. He put on an awesome show, performing songs from John Frusciante, Foo Fighters, REM, Nirvana, Feist, and Offspring (and in true Patrick fashion, he picked songs that were not singles). He was so brave to be up there all by himself, with just his guitar, but he pulled it off with a crowd rapport that belied his inexperience at performing. You can bet that I was the proud, dorky sister up in front taping the entire show.
Pat wrote a song that I think is ridiculously beautiful. I’m not biased. Ok, maybe a little, but I promise that I would think it’s a great song even if he weren’t my brother.