CCM reader Sarah Choate of Louisville, Ky., puts The Almost’s front man Aaron Gillespie to the test this month. Fresh off tour, see what Aaron has to say…

Sarah: Who influences your music the most?
Aaron: It’s hard to answer this because you can either say a band or musician that you like or you can talk about a person—someone who maybe is a mentor or a writer… For me, I’d say it’s a mixture of people along the way who have taught me to be honest and true in whatever I’m doing—musical or not. But I love Jimmy Eat World, The Foo Fighters, Keith Urban, Ryan Adams…the list is endless.

Sarah: Who is your favorite band of the ’70s/’80s?
Aaron: Motley Crüe and Led Zeppelin.

Sarah: Will you marry me? Haha…I’m kidding. The real question is, what is it like being on the road so much?
Aaron: Sorry, I’m already married. But you keep focused and know that home is close.


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