Fresh bedrock

By SONYA TOMLINSON  |  March 8, 2010

IN THE SONG "KID GLOVES" YOU HAVE A LINE, "I GET NERVOUS AT PARTIES BUT I'M LIKE BEDROCK IN HOSPITALS." WHAT SITUATIONS COMPROMISE YOUR SECURITY AND COMFORT LEVEL MOST AND IS BEING ON STAGE ONE OF THEM?
I'm sometimes a little overwhelmed in very crowded rooms, where I'm shoulder to shoulder with people. I realize that may not recommend me for a rap career — luckily it's not a field you've got to test into.

ON THE STATE OF THE TOUR
My task is to deliver the most authentic performance that I can. Showgoers who like that performance are the only showgoers I have any business courting. Anything else would be silly — like interviewing well for a job you don't want.

Sonya Tomlinson can be reached at stomlinson@phx.com.

DESSA | with P.O.S. + Astronautalis | at SPACE Gallery, Portland | March 11 @ 8:30 pm | $10 | 207.828.5600

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