Reverb Questionnaire: Sarah Silverman on Adele, Neil Young, and Her 7th-Grade Dance

Sarah Silverman is appearing at a 10 p.m. show at the Moore tonight. Tickets are $30.
Reverb Questionnaire is a list of (mostly) static questions we pose to folks outside the music industry. The questions are all answered via e-mail. Previous participants include Michael Chabon, Michele Norris, and Janeane Garofalo.

Here, comedian, actress, and bestselling author Sarah Silverman takes our questions before her stop at the Moore tonight:

SW: What music have you been listening to today? Did you like it?

Silverman: The new Adele album, 21, it feels so good in my ears.

What's your preferred method for listening to music (iPod, car, home stereo, etc.)?

Out loud in the air. Or as a soundtrack in my ears in the street.

When was the last time you heard "Stairway to Heaven"? Did you turn it off?

All the way through? 7th-grade dance. Dancing with Chris Bardoff.

Do you play an instrument?

Guitar, shittily.

Do you still listen to anything you were listening to in high school?

Yes-- Paul McCartney and lately Jackson Browne.

What was the first band/artist you saw in concert? Would you see them again?

Neil Young. Yes.

When you sing karaoke, what's your go-to number?

"Hungry Heart" (Bruce Springsteen), "Say Goodbye to Hollywood" (Billy Joel).

How do you feel about ABBA?


What is the last song you want to hear before you die?

Something by Patty Griffin or Elvis Costello or early Elton or maybe "Highland, Summer Falls."

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