The Givers’, “Up Up Up” will make you move and shake as I do, I believe, and here with us, the Givers generously donated their time, to answer a few of our questions. Without further ado…
Dianna: Put together a fun, random Sentence….
Fill in the blanks:
If I could be a bird then I would feel like Nelly Furtado.
If we had a weiner dog then we would never leave the house.
I once but now I’ve somehow made a living of it.
Dianna: Top five influences (doesn’t have to be musical), go!
Dianna: Favorite place is…
GIVERS: Lafayette, Louisiana (my home)–Seems like a boring answer, but once you are touring for so long, there is nothing like sleeping in your own bed.
Dianna: “Up Up Up” makes me smile, through and through. What does this song mean to all of you?
GIVERS: “Up Up Up” is a song that can carry it’s own meaning for each person–for this reason we try to avoid clouding people’s interpretation of the song with our own. We want it to be whatever you need it to be for you.
Dianna: What does music mean to you?
GIVERS: Music can be mean whatever you want or need it to mean. It can be a simple expression of joy–a profound meditation–a means of emotional survival–it can be anything and everything.
Dianna: Motto to live by…
GIVERS: Find a way to make your passion also be a service to others–when you find a way to support the world around you, the world around you will find it’s way to support you.
Dianna: Do you have a favorite song of your own?
GIVERS: My favorite song right now is ‘Heavy Light’ by Dr. Dog (a band we just went out on tour with). SO good!
Dianna: Favorite Charlie?
GIVERS: TOP SIX CHARLIES
1. Charlie Brown
2. Charlie Parker
3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
4. Charlie bit my finger
5. Charlie Murphy
6. Charlie Horse