Rock-Write From The Vault: Damien Jurado
Going back almost ten years ago now, I got a shot at writing a feature for Paste Magazine on my old buddy, Damien Jurado. In honor of Throwback Thursday, here is "Damien Jurado: The Family Man".
“Who the hell wants to hear about me?” Damien Jurado quips. “My life’s boring. If I write about me, what am I going to write about? I work at a preschool, I live in Shoreline—that’s not exciting.”
With Jurado, what you see is what you—unapologetically—get. But amidst a pop culture of junkies addicted to a diet of empty entertainment, this very lack of pretense makes Jurado’s music and delivery refreshingly straightforward. And though his story isn’t exactly a VH1 Behind the Music mini-series, it’s still worth being told—whether he thinks so or not.
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