This First Of Its Kind Collection Vibrates With The High Voltage Energy Of Today S Most Exciting Female Singer Songwriters As They Speak Out, Look Inside, And Reveal Their Lives.Sarah McLachlan When I Sang And Played I D Get Completely Lost In What I Was Doing During That Time, I Was No Longer This Stupid, Useless Little Ten Year Old Who Didn T Have Any Friends I Was Someplace Else, Where None Of That Could Touch Me Jewel Fame Exists In Other People S Minds I Can T Experience My Own Fame At All But I Experience It In Other People S Eyes When I Look At Them And See That They Re Scared Shawn Colvin Giving Up Addiction Was The Springboard Into Adult Thinking I Realized That Everything Was A Choice The World Was An Open Book Nothing Was The Same After That Sheryl Crow I Always Pictured Myself As A Loner Off Living Like A Jack Kerouac Character Or, Worse, Someone Out Of A Charles Bukowski Book, One Of Those Down And Outers Who Works At A Gas Station And Has No One And No Family Lucinda Williams I Don T Want To Offend Anyone, But I Like To Push People S Buttons While I Want To Appeal To People In All Walks Of Life, I Also Want To Get A Response, Make Them Think. I think I might not have been in the right frame of mind when I picked up this book Perhaps because I had just finished the very dark The Road who knows I found myself scanning through some of these piecesand I m not much of a scanner.The book was beautifully assembled, with black and white photos and essays by several women singer songwriters such as Shawn Colvin, Sheryl Crow, Sarah Maclachlan, Jewel, Lucy Kaplansky, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Roseanne Cash, Suzanne Vega, etc.The most valua I think I might not h
It took me forever to finish this book As a writer, I found some of the writer processes intriguing Needless to say, some entries were better than others I liked the songwriters who dug deep into themselves to explain why they write, how they write and how life affects their ar
This book set out to do what it was supposed to do most excellently Let each female singer songwriter speak in their own authentic voice As well photographed beautifully in their natural states of being Whether these are singer songwriters whose music you listen to should not keep you from re
This book was great Loved the singers stories about their lives They were inspiring What writing songs means to some of the greatest women songwriters of all time in their own words.
- 384 pages
- Emma Dodge Hanson
- 06 May 2017 Emma Dodge Hanson