The feat of writing music


The art of writing music is nothing like it used to be. Back when I was younger, words flowed from my brain onto paper like magic. Now, I find myself thinking about how my words aren’t enough, or how a phrase sounds inadequate. I can’t figure out if it is the depression getting me down, or if I have gotten smarter and can’t enjoy the simple lyrics I used to be so content with.  Either way, as an adult my words are chosen a lot differently.

I find myself turning away from love ballads. Simply because they now seem nauseating. I don’t know when that changed. I actually used to write a love song for each of my boy toys when I was young. I always knew that music would wrap them around my finger. After all, who wouldn’t love a song to be written for/about them?  It’s just too cliche now for me to write something that lacks substance. I want to write about real life. Songs that catch your attention because of the raw nature of sound.

Lately, my songs have been centered around the way I used to trick people. My manipulative powers and my curse. I write a lot about how I mirrored men and played the part just so that I could get what I wanted. Whether it was a place to live, a free meal, or a warm body to hold, I always got exactly what I wanted. It was easy, because I was charming. Trained from the youngest age to use my looks and charm to get what I wanted. It was something I did unknowingly for most of my life. The sad thing is that I now know exactly what I did for survival. Its a cold truth, but it is my story.

I truly hope that my music can influence others to find answers and seek out the truth as well. My one hope is to share the awakening.

Please follow my page on Facebook. I have some samples in the works that I will be publishing very soon. Thank you all for keeping up with me!


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