I write all the songs, I’m the singer, I’m the guitar player, I’m the harmonica player. There’s so much riding on me and my performance and how much I’m paying attention and doing everything correctly, so there’s a lot of pressure there that you put on yourself.
“I think the minute that it becomes too unbearable to do it despite your circumstances that’s when honestly you should stop doing it.”
Elton John is the rare artist who transcends the hubris of the concept, in his case going on this farewell tour is an act of grace and kindness.
I’ve never been much a fan of shock value art, or weird for weirdness’ sake…
If you have a cool friend who notices something she thinks would be cool to do, do it. You might just find a new favorite band/artist/place to eat.
My thoughts on The Dear Hunter at the Anaheim House of Blues on March 11, and other musings.
A friend from Twitter and awesome human, Avery Ames with her own take on the music for The Book of Resurrection, and a playlist that blows my prior attempt out of the water.