And when she got to me, I said "I want to be a rock star," and the whole class laughed.
I answered, "Clearly you’ve never seen me play basketball."
And who were the artists that inspired you as a young lad growing up in the midwest?
I started figuring things out very grassroots, pre-internet: get the street team together, put posters around town, and play in-person promotional concerts at dorm lounges and frats.
When the student walked out to introduce us, the crowd – all in cowboy hats and cowboy boots – started chanting ‘Phil!
That’s not what I saw.’