December 2019

Musicians in Bathrooms featuring Pretty Darn

Author: Special to CH2 | Photographer: M.Kat Photography

Band: Pretty Darn
Musicians: Nick Poulin and Kyle Wareham

What’s your sign?
Nick: Capricorn
Kyle: Gemini

Most underrated song that, in your opinion, should be a classic.
Nick: “Can’t Be Friends,” Trey Songz
Kyle: “Cool,” Jonas Brothers

Biggest compliment you’ve ever gotten from a fan.
Nick: Whenever they request original music.
Kyle: “Your music saved my life.”

What do you sing in the shower?
Nick: Everything
Kyle: Early 2000s hip hop and R&B

Favorite cereal?
Nick: Kashi gets hated on, but their Peanut
Butter Crunch is awesome.
Kyle: Kashi chocolate crunch

What is your favorite piece to perform?
Nick: “Hallelujah” is up there
Kyle: The most recent song I learned or wrote

At what venue do you most like to perform?
Nick: Roasting Room in Bluffton. BUT our show at Coligny Theatre on Dec. 6 should be pretty fun, too.
Kyle: Jannus Landing in St Pete, Florida

Most requested song at shows?
Nick: “City of the Queen,” Pretty Darn style or
Three Legged Fox style
Kyle: “City of the Queen”

First concert you attended:
Nick: Relient K at Murray Hill Theatre in Jacksonville. My brother and I were really little and security was scared we’d get trampled, so they put us up in the sound pit. As “front-row” as it gets. Thanks, Mom.
Kyle: Y100 Summer Shindig II at the Mann Center in Philadelphia

Favorite artist:
Nick: I’ve got a bunch. But the top few are Dave Matthews, John Mayer, Jon Foreman
Kyle: Nick Poulin

Place you go to get away from it all?
Nick: A stage, a golf course, The Studio (the restaurant),
Kyle’s studio.
Kyle: My studio

Do you tweet, gram, or book? What’s your handle?
Nick: We’re on all of them at @prettydarnmusic
Kyle: Gram

Finish this verse as if it were the hook of a song: “Sally went down to the bayou…”
Nick: “But she didn’t know why-oo.”
Kyle: “Thought she left the devil in Ohio.”

Who would star as you in the epic retelling of your life on film?
Nick: Chris Pratt
Kyle: Jake Gyllenhaal

First instrument you learned to play?
Nick: Trumpet in McCracken Middle School band
Kyle: Piano

Song you were thrilled to finally master?
Nick: I never mastered it, but when I was learning guitar, being able to play “Simple Man” and sing it at the same time was a big thing for me.
Kyle: Not sure, but most recently I mixed and mastered “Mama Loggerhead” for Jevon Daly.

What do you wish you knew more about?
Nick: Myself
Kyle: Mud fossils

What animal do you most identify with?
Nick: All of them
Kyle: All of them

If you got super-famous and had to change your name, what would your new name be?
Nick: Kyle Wareham

What famous musician would you love to sing a duet with?
Nick: Beyoncé
Kyle: Halsey 

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