Posted: Nov 16, 2012
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CODY: We’ve got Kip Moore on the line.
KIP: Hey Cody, what’s going on buddy?
CODY: You were right on time.
KIP: Man, you’ve been so good to me, the least I can do is be on time for you, man.
CODY: Let’s talk about your being homeless. Is it true, Kip?
KIP: I’m homeless, Cody. I’m okay, though, man. I’m only home one day a week, and I crash in my studio. I crash there sometimes, man. I just kinda bounce around, you know?
CODY: You seem like a guy who doesn’t have to have material things.
KIP: Cody, I need nothing, man.
CODY: Just a life on the road. Well, this makes it hard when it comes to women because they want stability, right?
KIP: They want stability, and I think that’s why I have yet to settle down, man. That’s why I just kind of stay by myself, because I am very unstable from the outside looking in. I’m always gone, and like I said, I’m sleeping on the couch right now, man.
CODY: I think I need to help you with your EHarmony online profile… Could be the problem. Your album is called Up All Night. But you really are up all night. You’re an insomniac, right?
KIP: Very, very much. It’s a problem.
CODY: So have you figured out any tricks, any secrets to falling asleep faster?
KIP: If I knew them, I’d be falling asleep! The only thing that works – the problem is that I’m always by myself – if someone scratches the back of my head, I’ll fall asleep in seconds. But I don’t seem to have that luxury out here so I just lay wide awake.
CODY: Show of hands… any volunteers to help scratch Kip’s neck?
KIP: I need to hire somebody full time and that be their only job – to scratch my head at night so I can go to sleep.
CODY: Let’s do a true or false here, Kip. First off, my phone never leaves my side.
KIP: Completely false.
CODY: You like to get away from your phone, I take it.
KIP: Dude, I leave that thing laying around everywhere.
CODY: True or false… I know my way around the kitchen.
CODY: I prefer bare feet?
CODY: I cry at movies?
KIP: Ah. Pursuit of Happiness… I did, man. I teared up at the Pursuit of Happiness because I felt that guy’s struggle. You know, moving to Nashville… it took me ten years to get going, man. I felt his pain, man, and I’ve got to admit I teared up a little bit at the end of that movie.
CODY: Totally. I felt the same way about that one. I always cite that as one of my Top 2 favorite movies ever.
KIP: It’s amazing. That and Shawshank Redemption are my Top 2.
CODY: True or false… I have been streaking.
CODY: Wait, I’ve seen the video for Somethin’ Bout A Truck. I mean, clearly some…
KIP: Aw, man come on. I wasn’t streaking, I had my damn shirt off.