Lori Jean

 

Lori Jean

What does music mean to you?

Music is my link to the world. When I’m feeling alone, I stop and pause…. and know I have a gift that connects me.

Which band or artist inspired you to become a musician?

I’d have to say the intensity of The Cranberries first made me think seriously about what singing was about. I tried to sing like them and stunk but I felt a strong connection to their theme. Then I started on my path eventually searching for my own original style.

What are your top five albums of all time?

Definitely Sgt.  Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club, Stairway to Heaven, Tommy, Aftermath by Rolling Stones, then Billy Joel and Bob Dylan and it’s hard to pick their albums.

Other than being a musician, what else in the entertainment business would you be good at and why?

Other than being a musician, I would produce women’s movies because I’m ready to kick ass.

If you had to pick another music genre to play, what would it be?

Punk is a genre I’d love to be good at.

What do you think musicians can do to make the world a better place?

Musicians can make a better world by letting those lyrics rip.

What projects are you currently working on or will be working on in the future?

I’m writing in equipoise from my French royal blood of Baillargeon and Rouleau. I hold back no idealism to sensual or liberating expression.

In one word describe the feeling you get from music?

Confidence.

What is your favorite city/venue to play?

I’d love to play the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. I haven’t had the opportunity to play too many places, that I like anyway.

If you could play with any other band or artist, who would it be?

The Struts or The Google Dolls or for Richie Sambora to play guitar for me.

How has music made a difference in your life?

Music has brought me confidence and helped me to express myself.

Is there an instrument you don’t know how to play but would like to?

I would love to play guitar but my hands won’t allow me because of injuries.

In a couple of sentences, what is your story?

I arrived late in the music scene but brought my memories from earlier.

What’s the one charity/cause your most passionate about?

I’m most passionate about homelessness, especially the kids.

What are you currently listening to?

I’m currently listening to Joe Walsh and The Rolling Stones.

When you were younger, you wanted to be?

I wanted to be a singer and an activist when I was younger.

What are you inspired by?

I’m inspired by people not afraid to speak their mind and go for it.

Who’s the one person that motivates you?

My son is the one person that motivates me.

If you could change anything in the world, what would it be?

I want to see a world with toilets and water for everyone.

The perfect day would be…

My perfect day would be to get up in a remote operated bed ¾ raised to a large pictured TV eating pizza.

What’s your favorite escape?

My favorite escape is having my Sony headphones on.

What’s your Favorite Quote?

My favorite quote is A real man doesn’t intimidate and a father inspires.

Biggest Dream…

My biggest dream is to own an island.

What inspires you to keep creating and playing music?

My baby girl not with me anymore and in heaven inspires me to keep going and make music, even when at times I don’t feel it.

What would be your dream tour?

My dream tour would be all over Europe and being featured in France.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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