Without a doubt, this is my favorite artist bio ever. Read the whole thing at the link below.
"I am a suburbanite. I almost got to be from Montreal, but I missed being a city dweller by 24 miles, so my people wear pastels to bistros while shorts and black socks remain de rigeur for those who still mow their own lawns. Every morning the ladies walk in pairs, their white-sneakered resolve as sturdy as an elbow held hard against the world..."