Dan Wilson is a Minneapolis musician best known as the main guitarist/vocalist for the band Semisonic. He was also a member of Trip Shakespeare during the early 1990s. He subsequently co-wrote a number of songs on the Dixie Chicks' 2006 album Taking The Long Way. He recently helped produce Mike Doughty's album Haughty Melodic (2005). He also recently released a solo album, Free Life. He also opened for Sondre Lerche on his 2007 tour.