Sunday, May 3, 2009

If I could work with anybody creatively right now...

...I would go with Peter Cincotti.

When I listen to his songs, I automatically start constructing stories in my head that would go along with them. (Of course, I do the same thing when I people watch...or read wedding announcements in the New York Times...make-up stories that sound right. I think it's one of the things that come with a writer.)

I think Peter and I would work really well together. I think we're both sensitive and sappy and slight hopeless romantics and we could totally be the next Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim. (I'd be Laurents. He'd be Sondheim.)

And yesterday I learned something that reinforced my "Peter Cincotti and I should collaborate some day" belief...

Peter Cincotti is a complete dork. (So am I, so it's all good.)

Here's Peter backstage as he tours with Seal and documents things for his lucky fans...

http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=56675946

Aside from being the most talented musician our generation has produced...yes, Peter Cincotti is a dork...and he's not ashamed of that fact at all, which makes it even greater.

Call me, Peter.

Diana Rissetto