Category Archives: Music

You Know How I Feel

This is the perfect metaphor for the writer I dream of being (I wish I were?). I bow down to young Carly Rose’s perfect mix of innocence, talent, confidence, and old soulfulness. Here is hoping she’ll hang on to this amazing spirit forever and won’t listen to those who will invariably come out of the woodwork and will try to project their own bitterness on her.

This Girl Is On Fire

The latest addition to my Karina Vega play list…

True To Who You Are

A while back I shared Jessie J.’s Who You Are. A friend sent me another version, filmed in NYC in the subway, from what the singer calls “The Boombox Series.” It’s cool to see, because it’s such a powerful “I am who I am and I’m not afraid to show it” message.

Song and Cry

I’m a big Jay-Z fan. I find him to be refreshingly anti-cliche. In fact, if you haven’t already, you should read his book Decoded, it’s a great read.

Someone has decided to mash-up Jay-Z and Radiohead and came up with Jaydiohead. The result is pretty cool. So here is one of the mashed-up songs (warning: it’s explicit):

Who You Are

From time to time I’ll share music that inspired me while writing Healers. Here is the first one: Jessie J. — Who You Are.