Five Firsts: Dan Costello of Dan & Rachel

August 22nd, 2012, 10:00 am by Greg
Dan and Rachel

Dan and Rachel

NAME: Dan Costello
INSTRUMENT: Guitar, Vocals

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS …“C.M.B,” the debut album by Color Me Badd. It was 1992. I was 11 years old, and I had no idea what I was doing. I got a gift coin from Record Town (remember them?), and we had just gotten a CD player at home. I remember my dad saying to me, “Are you sure this is the one you want?” And I remember thinking, “My friends are going to think this is so cool!” Ugh. Peers. I regretted buying it almost instantly. It cost $18.99. My parents’ record collection was pretty exceptional. Whenever I’m at their house I page through it the way I did as a child. But I was such a fool. I wish I could say it was “Nevermind.”

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