To begin with, hello.
It was beyond time to get my own website for the solo work that I do. I'm looking forward to recording some of my new stuff and sharing it with you. This blog will be a collection of announcements, music, and thoughts, and whatever else I think should go in here. You only live once right?
I've been on an obsessive listening Elliott Smith phase that has lasted about three weeks now, and I don't want it to stop. I was introduced to Elliott Smith by an ex boyfriend. When we lived in Portland, OR, he showed me Elliott Smith father's record store, with its walls painted yellow. Over the years, I read up on Mr. Smith, and have grown a tremendous appreciation for his music. Like many others I'm sure, I feel a connection with him that goes beyond the music. He was a mystery with a great sense of humor, and a difficult personality. I wonder if he would still be making music to this day if he had not died. What do you think?
If I had to pick a favorite song of his (and this is really hard and I don't even know why I'm putting myself through this) I would have to pick "Everything Means Nothing To Me" It's such a beautifully written song, delicate, deep. It's a good song to listen to when you're feeling down. Or not.... It's so simple, but complicated. Everything means nothing to me. Some days are just like that. I'm sure you can relate.